Monday, April 18, 2011

The Valley of Ashes: The Great Gatsby Chapter 2

Good morning,
Get started on your chapter 1 quiz.   Quiz for chapter 1

Also check out this cool book list Mrs. Sine made based on the things some of you were asking for.  Book List from Mrs Sine.

Put these questions about chapter 2 in your English Journal.  Link to chapter 2

  1. What is the valley of ashes?
  2. What are the "eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg"?
  3. Who did Tom take Nick to meet?
  4. Who are George and Myrtle Wilson?
  5. What did Mrs. Wilson buy while she was out with Nick and Tom?
  6. Where did they go? What was at 158th Street?
  7. Who are Catherine and Mr. and Mrs. McKee?
  8. What does Mr. McKee tell Nick about Gatsby?
  9. What reason does Myrtle give for marrying George Wilson?
  10. What did Tom do to Myrtle when she mentioned Daisy's name?
Homework: Read the end of chapter 2. (The more we read in class the less homework you have.) Then write a diary entry about the events of chapter 2 from another point of view. You can pretend you are any character but not Nick. (Write on paper, or type and print.) You must turn in a hard copy. 

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