1/6-- Select one of the following questions. Using two works from last semester, write an essay in which you answer the prompt.
1. What makes American literature American?
2. How does literature reflect or shape society?

Students who were absent are responsible for submitting this essay no later than Friday, 1/10.

Gatsby 1 Vocabulary List:

1/29-2/17--Personal Statement

2/10--Bring two copies of your personal statement first draft. No late credit given for this assignment.

Gatsby Unit

2/18--- Any student who missed Tuesday 2/18 is responsible for coming in during Tutorial on Wed. 2/26 or Thurs. 2/27 to make up the research assignment.

Gatsby Discussion/Research Presentations:

Each student must prepare:
  • a minimum of 15 level questions for his/her discussion.
  • Of these 15, no more than 5 may be from Level 1.
  • 5 of these questions must include quotations from the novel.
  • 2-3 of these questions must focus on author style
  • These questions must be submitted to Turnitin.com before the presentation day.
  • Each student must give a hard-copy of the questions to Ms. Minor on the presentation day.
  • 3/7---Powerpoint presentation must be submitted to Turnitin.com and Prezis must be emailed to lminor@amphi.com by Friday, 8:00 p.m.

Reading Deadlines: Note---All deadlines are the day students are to have completed the reading. Quizzes will be given for each chapter.

Discussion/Quiz Dates:

3/4 Group 2--Chapter 2
3/6 Group 3--Chapter 3
3/10 Group 4--Chapter 4
3/11 Group 5--Chapter 5
3/12 and 14-- Group 6--Chapter 6
3/24 Group 7--Chapter 7 (first half)
3/25 Group 1--Chapter 7 (second half)
3/26 Group 8--Chapter 8
3/28 Group 9--Chapter 9

Gatsby Journal Assignment:

Journal Due Dates: All journals must be submitted to Turnitin.com by 8:00 p.m. on the designated due date.
Wed. 3/12 by 8:00 p.m. --Chapters 3 and 4