Unit Goal: 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.
Monday: Identify DISSONANCE through the CHARACTERIZATION of Jay Gatsby as we close read Chapter 3 of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.
Tuesday: Evaluate MOOD and identify examples of subversion, alienation, and antiheroes in Chapter 3.
Wednesday: Chapter 1-3 PROGRESS CHECK
- Can you Summarize Chapter 1-3?
- Can you describe the novel’s NARRATOR? Can you identify the TONE AND MOOD he establishes in Chapters 1-3?
Thursday: PROGRESS CHECK REVISION & start on Chapter 4.
Friday: Read Chapter 4-5.