English 3P Honors: 4.13-4.17 Notes and Handouts

Weekly Objective: Students will be able to write an analysis of the theme of the American Dream in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby and identify archetypes, symbols, and imagery which contribute to the modernist aesthetic and point of view.

4.13 The Great Gatsby Progress Check #1: Peer Evaluation and Revision, Research Paper Direction and Guidelines

4.14 The Great Gatsby Chapter 4 Analysis: Who is Jay Gatsby?  How does chapter 4 begin to reveal the qualities of the ARCHETYPAL ANTI-HERO?

4.15 The Great Gatsby Chapter 4 Analysis

4.16 Gatsby Socratic Seminar Preparation

4.17 The Great Gatsby Chapter 5  Socratic Seminar: “Who is Jay Gatsby?  Is he really great?” Socratic Seminar Evaluation Form

HOMEWORK:  Read Chapter 6: Progress Check on Chapter 4-6 on Monday!

Read supplemental Resource: The Anti-Heros Journey

English 3P: 4.13-4.17 Notes and Handouts

By reading and annotating F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, students will be able to 1.)  evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of the American Dream and 2.) identify Modernist features of subversion, alienation, and antiheroes 3.) analyze the use of symbolism and archetype to convey theme. 

3.13 Review The Great Gatsby Chapter 3

3.14 Progress Check on The Great Gatsby Chapter 3: Define Modernism and identify its features, Summarize Chapter 1-3, Evaluate narrator and tone in Chapters 1-3

3.15 The Great Gatsby Chapter 3 Progress Check Assessment and Peer Evaluation

3.16 The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby Chapter 4

3.17 The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby Chapter 4

Homework: Read The Great Gatsby Chapter 5

Mexican American Literature: 4.13-4.17 Notes and Handouts

WEEKLY OBJECTIVE: After analyzing POINT OF VIEW in John Gasts’s “American Progress” and reading an excerpt of John O’Sullivan’s essay “The Great Nation of Futurity,” students will be able to identity central argument and purpose by completing ANALYTICAL SUMMARIES and SOAPS Analysis.

3.13   “The Great Nation of Futurity” Analytical Summary & ““The Power of an Idea” by Miguel Ángel González Quiroga

3.14 “Native American Displacement Amid U.S. Expansion” A Conversation With R. David Edmunds from University of Texas at Dallas, “Never Forget” by Lalo Alcaraz

3.15 “Never Forget” by Lalo Alcaraz

3.16 4 Square Discussion

3.17 Unit Debrief Poems