Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The Great Gatsby

Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The
Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The
Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The
Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The
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Daily Fix-Its
These are DO NOW activities to use as a bell ringer to the start of class for The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It gets students editing and proofreading while also staying on topic with the text. The quotes come directly from the text. Students will receive the quote from the text with errors, and teacher has the fixed version to share after students complete. These can be written on the board by the teacher or copied onto a white board program such as a Promethean or Smartboard. Just copy the fix it to project, or cut the answer key and provide a copy to the students to fix on paper. For this activity students will identify who said it, how it is pivotal to the chapter, and fix the errors, without looking in the text. Find an example of the first chapter below. Great for getting students COMMON CORE ready by analyzing text as well as grammar and spelling.

Chapter 1

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"It'll show you how I've gotten to feel about – things. Well, she was less then an hour old and Tom was god knows wear. I woke up out of the ether with an utterly abandoned feeling, and asked the nurse right away if it was a boy or a girl. She told me it was a girl, and so I turned my head away and weep. 'All right,' I said, 'I'm glad its a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool – thats the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beutiful little fool.'"

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"It'll show you how I've gotten to feel about – things. Well, she was less than an hour old and Tom was God knows where. I woke up out of the ether with an utterly abandoned feeling, and asked the nurse right away if it was a boy or a girl. She told me it was a girl, and so I turned my head away and wept. 'All right,' I said, 'I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool – that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.'"
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Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The
Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The
Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The
Daily Fix It Grammar, Spelling and Quote Analysis for The