THIS IS LESSON 4 OF A LARGER UNIT. It is a study of how authors use diction. The lesson plans and PowerPoints for each lesson in the unit are posted separately on Teachers pay Teachers. The unit of plan uses The Great Gatsby as the overarching to compare with other pieces of literature. Although, The Great Gatsby is used, it is not the primary focus of the unit. Writing with evidence and literary elements are the primary focus. Lesson plans in the unit are prepared thematically and are for 1-2 days duration of study. Each lesson plan focuses on specific skills and information necessary to pass the AP Writing test. This lesson focuses on an author's use of diction.