Reflection: Staircase of Complexity Gatsby: Rumors, Characters, and Plot--A Midpoint Review - Section 2: Plot Review: Tying Everything Together.


By taking the time in class to review the plot so far, students demonstrated a solid understanding of the events; the review guides and class discussion are providing them with the foundation or first step they need to understand the multiple views of the novel we will be addressing and impact of nostalgia when we connect the voice of "The Great Gatsby with that of to "To Kill a Mockingbird." 

As we move forward with the novel, more of the work will be independent, giving students the opportunity to develop their own conceptual understanding beyond what simply happened. 

  Taking Stock: Reflecting on the Midpoint
  Staircase of Complexity: Taking Stock: Reflecting on the Midpoint
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Gatsby: Rumors, Characters, and Plot--A Midpoint Review

Unit 15: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
Lesson 8 of 16

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate how rumors about Jay Gatsby establish characterization, fuel suspense, and drive the plot by collaboratively creating a map of the plot.

Big Idea: As the plot of the novel is revealed, so is the deepening mystery of Jay Gatsby--let's make sense of the rumors surrounding him.

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