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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)
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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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