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Analyzing Symbolism, Plot, and Theme in Death and the Miser
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Six 50-minute sessions|
Charleston, South Carolina
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
General supplies for final projects
Grades 1 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).
- Death and the Miser by Hieronymous Bosch
- Reading A Work Of Art In Eight Steps
- Death and the Miser Deconstructed
- Identifying Plot graphic organizer
- The Literary Element of Theme handout
- Reading a Work of Art: Student Questions for Death and the Miser
- Projects for Death and the Miser
- Rubric for Projects for Death and the Miser
- Reading a Work of Art
- National Gallery of Art: Hieronymus Bosch
- WebMuseum, Paris: Bosch, Hieronymus
- Elements of Fiction
- Preview the online tool (Reading a Work of Art: Student Questions for Death and the Miser) which offers students an opportunity to work with an interactive image of the painting on their home computer or in a computer lab. After reviewing the interactive, decide which of the two levels in the lesson plan is best suited to the needs of your students.
- Collect resources for the final project—art supplies, old magazines and newspapers, URLs for free clip art sites, materials for costumes and props, and so forth.
- Test the Comic Creator and Plot Diagram tools on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tools and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.
- Find background information on Hieronymous Bosch and Death and the Miser at the National Gallery of Art, WebMuseum, and Elements of Fiction Web pages.