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Honors 11: “Wasteland” cont. + Ch. 4-5 of Gatsby

We first finished up our “Wasteland” conversation and constructed a claim at the bottom of our poem as if we were to write a response (which we are not). We then turned in the poem annotations along with the Gatsby/”Wasteland” … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “Ode to a Nightingale”

We spent most of the hour working through “Ode to a Nightingale” after I finished going through Ch. 1 questions with you. You have a 200-word, claim-driven response due by Sunday night at midnight. Make sure to use third person … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Gatsby Ch. 1 and FSF

We finished the A&E biography video on F. Scott Fitzgerald from yesterday and discussed the questions as a class. We then annotated the first couple pages of Gatsby together, taking notes on historical context and noticing traits about our narrator, … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Keats Response and Ch. 2-3 of Gatsby

After I passed back your Grapes impromptus with my comment key and general feedback (as well as a new, updated Gatsby calendar), we completed a 15-minute impromptu response to “Ode to a Nightingale” in which we needed to create a … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “Ode to a Nightingale” and Gatsby Ch. 2

We finished annotating as a class Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale” and discussing its connection to Gatsby, Fitzgerald’s Romantic impulses depicted through certain characters, and most specifically, Daisy and her voice as a “deathless song.” We will write an in-class … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Ch. 1 Characterization and Keats

We began the day by finding quotes about or from Tom, Daisy and Nick that worked to help us as readers characterize and understand who these characters are at only the sort of peripheral reading we have now through Nick’s … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Gatsby Ch. 1 Characterization + Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale”

First hour, thanks for your patience today! Traffic is the worst :(. We began the morning discussing the NY geography (thanks, Mr. Duffy!), so you could picture the setting, fictionally based off of NY’s set up with Manhattan, the Bronx, … Continue reading

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