The Great Gatsby Literary Analysis Essay DUE Tuesday May 28: Support Resources

Purpose: The Great Gatsby Final Essay will be evidence of your ability to use FEEDBACK to revise and refine your writing.  Use the resources below to revise your original timed write and show growth. Your essay MUST BE 800-1000 words TYPED in MLA FORMAT.  Use all previous work and the following resources as support.  

  1. The Great Gatsby Literary Analysis Prompts and Single Point Rubric
  2. Archetypes in Literature (PDF): Video
  4. Sample Literary Analysis Essay synthesis
  5. How to format essay in MLA Format on Google Docs
  6. Literary Analysis Thesis Guide: Video
  7. Powerful Verbs for Essays
  8. The Ten Commandments of Literary Quotation

This week in Ms. Alba’s Class: 5.20-5.24

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week AP Seminar students will be using Q.U.E.S.T. to propose end of the year banquet and to reflect on this year’s learning.  

Monday (SBAC Testing BLOCK 1, 3, 5): Banquet Plans and Proposals

Tuesday: (SBAC Testing BLOCK 2,4, 6): No class

Wednesday: (SBAC Testing BLOCK 1,3, 5): Banquet Plans and Twilight Zone Analysis

Thursday: (SBAC Testing BLOCK 2,4, 6): No class

Friday: Q.U.E.S.T. Reflection Final Project

Mexican American Literature: Period 2, 6

This week, Mexican American Literature and Culture Scholars will write a paragraph that explains the basic elements of the folk tale of La Llorona and will use these to analyze how Mexican American writers and artists use it as an archetype.  

Monday (SBAC Testing BLOCK 1, 3, 5): No Class

Tuesday (SBAC testing BLOCK 2, 4, 6): 1.  La Llorona Background Paragraph 2. “Woman Hollering Creek” by Sandra Cisneros

Wednesday(SBAC Testing BLOCK 1, 3, 5): No Class

Thursday (SBAC Testing Block 2, 4, 6): La Llorona in Children’s Books by Mexican American writers.

Friday: Introduction to Rudolfo Anaya and Screening of Bless Me Ultima

English 3P Honors: Period 3, 4

This week in class, English 3P Honors will be completing SBAC Testing.  At h0me they will be working on their literary analysis of The Great Gatsby.