English 3P Weekly Updates: 5.11-5.15

Unit Goal: Complete a timed write essay that evaluates the meaning and value of the American Dream in contemporary society. 

Essential Question: Is the American Dream even possible?

Monday: American Dream: Lines of Communication Discussion

HomeworkThe Great Gatsby Essay Due Monday, May 18 Follow the ESSAY FINAL DRAFT CHECKLIST before submitting to turnitin.com

Tuesday: Philosophical Chairs

Wendesday: Summarize and Respond to John Steinbeck’s essay, “Is the American Dream Even Possible?”

Thursday: Begin reading, Rethinking the American Dream by David Kamp for Vanity Fair.

Friday: Summarize and Respond to David Kamp

English 3P Honors Weekly Update: 5.11-5.15

Unit Goal: Complete a timed write essay that evaluates the meaning and value of the American Dream in contemporary society. 

Essential Question: Is the American Dream even possible?

Monday: Close Read John Steinbeck’s essay, “Is the American Dream Even Possible?”

Homework: The Great Gatsby Essay Due on Friday, May 15 via turnitin.com, Read Arthur Miller’s Death of A Salesman and evaluate view’s communicated by the play’s plot and characters’ motivations. 

Tuesday: Summarize and Respond to John Steinbeck’s essay, “Is the American Dream Even Possible?” Begin reading, Rethinking the American Dream by David Kamp for Vanity Fair.

Wednesday: The American Dream Documentary: American Dream Socratic Seminar

Thursday: Socratic Seminar Day 1

Friday: Socratic Seminar Day 2: The Great Gatsby Essay Due TODAY Follow the ESSAY FINAL DRAFT CHECKLIST before submitting to turnitin.com

HOMEWORK: Finish Arthur Miller’s Death of A Salesman and evaluate view’s communicated by the play’s plot and characters’ motivations. Watch the film adaptation of the play by Wednesday, May 20.