Students draw a scene "through a key hole". Great for comprehension, vocab understanding. plot analysis as well as character study. http://galatiak12art.blogspot.com/2011/09/outstanding-sketchbooks_22.html
Oh, Doodle! Use the heart-breaking short story, “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This three-day lesson plan includes deep-thinking questions, a pre-writing organizing task that will get your students digging into the text, and a literary analysis writing assignment where students will examine Hurst’s use of symbolism to support his theme. Answer keys and rubric included.