Monday - Read out loud chapter 4 for the first 15 minutes of class. Character analysis work for three characters of the student's choosing. Share out. Continue reading individually.
HW - Read chapter 4 and write a free response journal for Wednesday's class.
Wednesday - Review chapter 4 and create an internal monologue for one of the character's within chapter 4. The students can choose any situation/character they wish from within the chapter.. Share out. Reading of two articles on self-reinvention.
HW - Read chapter 5.
Thursday - Review chapter 5 and clarify any questions. Free write on self-reinvention: Is it real? Can a person actually reinvent themselves? Discuss in small groups. Movie analysis of key scenes from the two famous works. Which one works better. Discuss. Movie, if time.
HW - Read chapter 6 and write an FRJ.
Friday - Look at the four key themes from the book: The Roaring 20s, The American Dream, Class, and Past and Future. How do the conflicts from chapter 6 tie into the key themes? Movie, if time.
HW - Read chapter 7 due by next Wednesday. Please pick out two quotes that are vital to the chapter, and write a paragraph analysis for each.