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Symbols in a Story: What's What?

Publisher
Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
Date created
2009-01-01 00:00:00
Object type
Lesson Plan
Description
Interactive in which players go deep inside the painting "Achelous and Hercules" by American regionalist Thomas Hart Benton. The artist set the Greek myth in rural Missouri, giving it a new figurative meaning. The activity introduces the literary devices of symbol, simile, and metaphor.
Use Rights Links
http://www.si.edu/termsofuse/
Educational Use
Activity, Interactive, Creative response
Learning Resource Type
Activity, Lesson Plan
Educational Role
student, teacher
Time required
1 hr 30 min
Interactivity Type
Mixed
Accessibility Feature
none
Accessibility Hazard
noFlashingHazard, noMotionSimulationHazard, noSoundHazard
Accessibility Control
fullMouseControl
Data source
SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Educational alignment
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.4c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.5
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.10
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.7
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.1
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.4d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.4d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.6
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.4
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.4d
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