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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: Ch. 3 of Gatsby and “The Wasteland” Excerpt

We first went over the Ch. 3 questions from Monday first before delving into the excerpt from The Fire Sermon section of T.S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland”. Look up more about our poet and literary modernism. We will finish with the … Continue reading

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Honors 11: T.S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland”

I was out today at an SAT conference. You worked through a section of The Fire Sermon from T.S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland” to do general explication as well to find connections to Gatsby, specifically in Ch. 3 pgs. 55-57. You filled … Continue reading

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Honors 11: T.S. Eliot and the Definition Essay

Both hours continued the conversation from yesterday involving the Eliot poem or the definition essay. We annotated “The Fire Sermon” as a class in connection to Gatsby, and I made sure to go through a full draft of a decent Definition … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Gatsby Ch. 3-4 Discussion + Definition Essay + T.S. Eliot

Both hours began the day discussing Ch. 3-4 using the guided close reading questions for chapter 3 and taking notes from the board for Ch. 4. We will  turn in all questions from the chapters on the day of the … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Ch.4 + Def. Essay + Eliot

We didn’t have much of a class today due to the assembly. I do need to give you some homework though. Please make sure you annotate connections to Gatsby in the Eliot excerpt from “The Fire Sermon”, read Ch. 4 … 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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