Mexican American Literature and Culture: 4.20-4.24 Notes and Handouts

After analyzing POINT OF VIEW in popular corridos students will be able to identify central argument and purpose of archetype by completing analytical summaries, SOAPS Analysis, and writing their own corrido based on important post-Mexican American war figure.

4.20 Writer’s Workshop: Manifest Destiny Dialogue Poems

4.21 Progress Check: The Metanarrative of Manifest Destiny

4.22 Introduction to Corridos: What is a corrido? an archetype?

4.23 El Corrido de Joaquin Murrieta, El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez

4.24 Post-Reading: Analytical SummarySOAPS ANALYSIS, Write your Own Corrido

English 3P Honors: 4.20-4.24 Weekly Updates

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.

4.20 Modernist features in The Great Gatsby Chapter 4-6: How does Fitzgerald begin to reveal the qualities of the ARCHETYPAL ANTI-HERO?

4.21 Progress Check on Gatsby Chapter 4-6: Homework Begin Chapter 7

4.22 Progress Check Revision and Peer Assessment: Finish Chapter 7

4.23 The Great Gatsby Chapter 7 Discussion: Homework Read Chapter 8

4.24 The Great Gatsby Chapter 8: Discussion

HOMEWORK:  Read Chapter 9


English 3P: 4.20-4.24 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. 

4.20 Review The Great Gatsby Chapter 5

4.21 Progress Check on The Great Gatsby Chapter 4-6: Define Modernism and identify its features, Summarize Chapter 4-6, Evaluate Gatsby as an Artchetypal AntiHero

4.22 The Great Gatsby Chapter 4-6 Progress Check Assessment and Peer Evaluation

4.23 The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby Chapter 7

4.24 The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby Chapter 8

Homework: Finish Chapter 8