Close reading activities for most of the major scenes in The Great Gatsby.
Helps students to closely and critically analyze key passages in the text, leading to more in-depth discussions.
Helps students develop critical reading skills
Addresses tone, mood, diction choices, imagery, figurative language, characterization, plot, symbolism, and themes
Prepares students for the kinds of analysis they will be asked to do on high school level standardized tests, and lays a strong foundation for AP Lit-style analysis tasks (without being overwhelming for students)