A symbol is something that represents a larger idea or concept.
For a journal entry, look at the symbols below. Choose one symbol, sketch it in your composition book, and write about it. What does it represent? Does it represent something different to different groups of people? Have you found any symbols in the books you're reading?
Definition of symbol from M-W.com: something that stands for or suggests something else by reason of relationship, association, convention, or accidental resemblance; especially: a visible sign of something invisible. For example, the lion is a symbol of courage.
Colors can be symbolic.
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