The Great Gatsby. Study Guides. Chapter 1 Study Guide. Explain what Fitzgerald achieved by using Nick’s point of view to tell Gatsby’s story ? What do we learn about Nick Carraway in the introductory section of the novel?
To earn back the points you lost by not being prepared, you must choose three questions to answer. DO NOT choose 3 in a row.
Directions: On page 47 of your notebook, answer the following questions in complete sentences.
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”
― Stephen R. Covey,
WORLD CONNECTION QUESTION:
Write a question connecting the text to the real world.
Write a question about the text that will help everyone in the class come to an agreement about events or characters in the text. This question usually has a "correct" answer.
Write an insightful question about the text that will require proof and group discussion and "construction of logic" to discover or explore the answer to the question.
Write a question dealing with a theme(s) of the text that will encourage group discussion about the universality of the text.
LITERARY ANALYSIS QUESTION:
Write a question dealing with HOW an author chose to compose a literary piece. How did the author manipulate point of view, characterization, poetic form, archetypal hero patterns,forexample?
Reflection 150-200 words
How did the Socratic seminar/whole group discussion help you deepen your understanding of the text? What questions do you still have? How will these conversations affect your reading the book?