THIS IS LESSON 1 OF A LARGER UNIT. It is the introduction to the unit on responding to prose on the Advanced Placement Test and an examination of the rigor needed in writing. An instructional PowerPoint is included with the lesson. The unit of plan uses The Great Gatsby is the overarching text used 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.