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Connotation, Character, and Color Imagery in The Great Gatsby
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Twelve 50-minute sessions|
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 26
Students celebrate Frost's birthday by exploring his innovation in the sonnet form by studying poems and presenting them to the class.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 24
After reading The Great Gatsby, students work in pairs, select a chapter from the novel, and rewrite it from the point of view of a different character.
Grades 7 – 12 | Professional Library | Journal
Burdan shares some common misconceptions surrounding literary analysis and describes activities that help students understand “the play of language.”