Saturday, May 22, 2010

The Great Gatsby Reading Schedule

Due May 26th Ch 1 (26pp)

Due May 28th Ch 2 (20pp)

Due June 1st Ch 3&4 (41pp)

Due June 4th Ch 5&6 (21pp)

Due June 8th Ch 7&8 (50pp)

Due June 11th Ch 9

ANNOTATE for:

Motifs

-colors, time, money (references to wealth), West=New vs. East=Old, automobiles, mobility, ash & dust

Characterization

-morality, god and religion (or lack of), alcoholism, hedonism, materialism, race, social class

and any reference to THE AMERICAN DREAM

Anticipate these Activities:

-Pages Inventory (or quizzes)

-Journal Entries

-s/m/t chart (as prewriting to timed final)

-Daily Seminar

-Daily Vocabulary

-Literary Devices

-Notes on historical context

-McGraw/Hill Supplementary Readings

-The Wasteland by T.S. Eliot

--journal entry (May 24th-26th)