Yes, this is what we do as part of good teaching and learning. Love your ideas to make this more visible Lara Schmidt A great ways to get resources to reflection upon when preparing for the conference. I'm going to add something to the main section based on your idea
Yes, it's clear that you can't expect deep results the first time you try it, which is what I predicted. When using with a whole class the teacher will need to build the idea of metaphors and symbols slowly. I might add a couple of tips tomorrow if I get time.