Homework and Participation Grades - Section 2: Pre-Reading : Teacher-Led Discussion

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American Dreams and Money Nightmares: Themes in 'The Great Gatsby'

Unit 15: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
Lesson 2 of 16

Objective: SWBAT participate in a collaborative, teacher-led discussion on the themes of "The Great Gatsby" by drawing on their own reactions to questions addressing these themes.

Big Idea: Thinking about themes! Today, we are discussing pre-reading prompts in order to anticipate The American Dream, money, happiness, materialism, and nostalgia.

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