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					Who moved my cheese?
•   Target students – Form 2 or competent
    form 1 students
•   Previous knowledge-The basic information
    of the story and literary devices including
    simile, metaphor, personification, rhyme,
    alliteration and repetition
•   The target literary device in this lesson -
    symbolism
•   Shared reading has been done in previous
    lessons
Literary devices
                  Literary devices

 Refer to the excerpts from the story. What literary
 devices are used in these sentences?
               Conversation
• Dad: This bunch of flower represents my love for
  you
• Mum: a diamond ring can better represent your
  love for me.
• Dad: A diamond ring? Can you see the red sign on
  my wallet?
• Mum: Can you see the crown on my head? Buy or
  not buy?
• Dad: Oh! I am now standing at a crossroads! Help!
Symbols
Symbols
Symbols
Symbols
                Symbolism
• Symbols are used to stand for something else
  or mean something else

• Writers use symbols to give the story a deeper
  meaning
         Symbols in the story

A maze (p.11)
          Symbols in the story
Dark areas or dead ends (p.14)
          Symbols in the story
Cheese (p.10)
What does the Magical Cheese mean
             to you?
What does the Magical Cheese mean
             to you?
PLEASE HELP!
thorns
wall
hurdle
roller coaster
            Interview questions
•   Find an adjective to describe yourself.
•   What does the magical cheese mean to you?
•   What is your favourite slogan? (from the book)
•   Create your own question