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June 4 - 8, 2012
Monday – Discover how Tom plans to deal with Gatsby and his unwavering focus on Daisy as you finish Ch. 7. Answer the remaining eighteen questions (#17 – 34), and remember that your answer to #35 is a separate plus. (+ + +) When we finish discussing Ch. 7, if time allows, you’ll complete an open-notes, double-weight quiz on Ch. 5 – 7.
Tuesday – Discover how the author seeks to achieve poetic justice as you read Ch. 8. Answer the nineteen questions on pp. 10 – 11 in your handout, remembering that your answer to #20 is a separate plus. (+ + +)
Wednesday – Discover how Nick will cope with the unexpected, undeserved obligation to make Gatsby’s final arrangements, and discern the loose ends that Fitzgerald needs to tie up as you read Ch. 9 and answer #1 – 17 on pp. 12 – 13 of your handout. (+ +)
Thursday – Complete the blanks in the “Ch. 7 – 8 Cause-Effect Chain” and the “Connections” worksheets. (+ +) Your next assessment will be an open-notes, triple-weight objective test on the novel after we discuss Ch. 9.
Friday - Mark your calendar for your Comprehensive Examination in English, Friday, June 15 at 8:00 a.m. in Cafeteria 408 To start preparing, complete the multiple-choice answers #9 - 20 to the first two reading passages, “Reading Comprehension Passage A and B,” pp. 5 – 8 in your exam handout. Underline (in the text) the location of each answer. (+ +)