Calendar – The Great Gatsby
March 31- April 1 Introduction to Modern Period - Bio of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Project – Due Date April 16-17– Test Grade
Reading Assignment – Chapter 1 and complete biography
April 2-3 Reading Assignment Ch II- III Due- Quiz
Events of Jazz Age – introduction to the 1920’s
April 4-7 Reading Assignment Ch IV-V Due - Quiz– Characterization – stock characters, Narrator and character, Characters in Conflict
April 8-9 Reading Assignment Ch VI- VII Due - Quiz- Settings - West Egg, East Egg, Valley of Ashes, New York
April 10-11 Reading Assignment Ch VIII-IX – Due -Quiz
April 16-17 Project due – Gatsby Booklet
There will be a graded assignment each day that requires that you have done the reading to prepare for class.
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
•Who is he? P 230
•Complete his biography –
•Write his obituary – guidelines– see next slide – include his epitaph (one meaningful for his life )
--- Length of obituary is to be 100-125 words.
•Date of birth and death
•Family who has died before him
•Highlights of life- these should all be positive
•An epitaph is a short text commemorating a deceased person that is inscribed on a plaque or tombstone. Our 50 short epitaph examples will provide you with several simple sayings that can be engraved on any gravestone or other monument. They are often patterned with expressions of respect and love, such as “Beloved Mother of…” or “Forever In Our Hearts”.
Handout - complete assigned section 1-10
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