We have been discussing how to find symbols in literature when reading our book The Hobbit. Students are asked to draw pictures of objects that come up in the book and follow the steps below to declare what they may be a symbol of.
Your assignments is written in the picture below. There is also a sample of this assignment below that.
Here is a picture of an example that was done when studying The Giver by Lois Lowry
The video below explains the process well.