Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 8

Sadly, today is our last fishbowl discussion day for The Great Gatsby. For me, it's the last time I ever get to fishbowl Gatsby with an Honors American Literature class, so let's make it spectacular! Don't hold back!

Monday, April 13, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 7

If you feel that you have missed any vital clues in Chapter 7 and that you have clarification questions, feel free to address those before you delve into deeper analysis.

Enjoy! Challenge yourself to get into a hotseat today, especially if you haven't experienced the thrill of the hotseat yet.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 6

Enjoy your discussion of Chapter 6!
Work together to figure out the unravelling mystery of Gatsby and its larger significance.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 5

Outer circle: You know what to do, and you're doing it well!
Enjoy, and keep bringing in textual passages when applicable.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 4

Enjoy discussing Chapter 4 of The Great Gatsby! Outer circle challenge: Keep trying to include passages from the text in some of your comments.

Friday, April 3, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 3

Hello, outer circle!

Here's my suggestion for stepping up the level of conversation today: Try bringing textual passages into some of your comments. Fitzgerald revised and revised each line of Gatsby--let's pay some homage to his language.

One other suggestion: Try getting into a hotseat. It's fun. Enjoy!

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 2

Remember to show your professionalism, your literary passion, and your unique perspective of Gatsby. Enjoy!