Monday - Today I will be out of school, but the students will complete today's work with a substitute. The students will read, annotate, and answer questions for a New Yorker article titled "All That Jazz." If time is remaining, the students can begin reading chapter 7, and working on their FRJs, which will be due on Thursday.
HW - Continue working on FRJ and chapter 7 for Thursday.
Tuesday - The students will be looking at three poems that directly relate to The Great Gatsby. With a partner, the students will answer questions that pertain to each of the poems. Share out and discuss as a class. Begin conversation on the "American Dream." Movie, if time.
HW - Chapter 7 and FRJ due on Thursday.
Thursday - Debrief on the Post-Gazette article on Gatsby and the American Dream. Activity stations that touch on some of the major issues within the book. After rotating around the different stations, the class will analyze chapter 7 and discuss our FRJs. Movie, if time.
HW - None.
Friday - Reading quiz on chapters 6-7 of The Great Gatsby. If there is time remaining, we will look at literary devices that Fitzgerald uses within his text. Continue watching the movie, if time.
HW - Chapter 8 with FRJ due Monday.