The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Big Questions to Answer
- What happens when we try to repeat the past?
- Is the American Dream attainable? Is it real?
- How can we evaluate a text when the narrator isn't credible or trustworthy?
- How do symbols add meaning to a text?
RL.11-12.2. Determine themes and central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of a text
RL.11-12.9. Make connections between historical context and themes in literature
W.11-12.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey information clearly and effectively through well-chosen details and organization of ideas