Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Comparative Filmography: Close Reading & Closer Viewing of "The Valley of Ashes" - Section 3: Critical Viewing: Visual Literacy for Comparison

 

Closely intertwined with the above lesson section, the critical viewing component serves as practice for the summative assessment on "The Great Gatsby," in which students will be looking closely at a scene as F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote it, and as portrayed in film, annotating to the scene, explaining its importance, and evaluating the film portrayal's effectivness. 

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Comparative Filmography: Close Reading & Closer Viewing of "The Valley of Ashes"

Unit 15: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
Lesson 10 of 16

Objective: SWBAT analyze a key scene in "The Great Gatsby" by viewing, comparing, and discussing the portrayal of The Valley of Ashes in text and a variety of films.

Big Idea: Bombarded as they are by visual images in daily life, students are learning "go deeper" into what is before their eyes by going deeper into their reading of "The Valley of Ashes."

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English / Language Arts, comparison and contrast, Literature, Fictional Literature, The Great Gatsby, close reading, film analysis, Visual Literacy
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