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February 28 – PoV and Ch 1. Take out: Pen Pencil Your Homework The Great Gatsby HW: Read Chapter 1 (5-26) Complete Chapter 1 Reading Questions. In Class Today: Quick-Write Nick’s View of Gatsby Looking at Point of View Map of The Great Gatsby Reading and Reading Questions

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February 28 pov and ch 1
February 28 – PoV and Ch 1

Take out:

  • Pen

  • Pencil

  • Your Homework

  • The Great Gatsby

    HW:

  • Read Chapter 1 (5-26)

  • Complete Chapter 1 Reading Questions

In Class Today:

  • Quick-Write

  • Nick’s View of Gatsby

  • Looking at Point of View

  • Map of The Great Gatsby

  • Reading and Reading Questions

    Goals:

  • Understand different narrator perspectives

  • Gain understanding of Nick’s perspective and personality


Quick write
Quick-write

  • Does the narrator of the story seem like they’re the kind of person who you might get along with? Why/Why not?

  • Use at least one piece of specific evidence from the text to justify your answer.


The last paragraph
The Last Paragraph

  • Summarize (in your own words) Nick’s mixed attitude toward Gatsby.

  • What is the main characteristic that Nick admires in Gatsby? How do you know?


Point of view
Point of View:

  • PoV is – the specific position or vantage point from which the author tells the story

  • Stories can be told from either 1st Person (I, we) or 3rd Person (he, she, it, they) point of view

  • Stories are RARELY told from the 2nd Person (you) point of view



Pov group activity
PoV – Group Activity

  • With your partner, convert each of the following situations into both first person point of view, and third person point or view

  • Write a 2 sentence story for each (1st person PoV, and 3rd person PoV)


PoV

  • What is the impact of using different points of view to tell a story?

  • Which seems to be more effective/emotional?


Eggs setting in t he great gatsby
Eggs??? Setting in The Great Gatsby

  • The characters in the novel live on Long Island, which is a short distance from Manhattan (New York)

  • The Narrator refers to the places they live as East Egg and West Egg – Manhasset Neck and Great Neck

  • Turn to page 206 in your book to see a map of the locations in the novel


Reading and questions
Reading and Questions

  • Read Chapter 1 (page 5-26)

  • Complete the nine reading questions for chapter 1

    • Reading questions should be answered in complete sentences, using at least one CD from the text for support


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