Monday, April 20, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 7

If you feel that you have missed any vital clues in Chapter 7 and that you have clarification questions, feel free to address those before you delve into deeper analysis.

Enjoy! Challenge yourself to get into a hotseat today, especially if you haven't experienced the thrill of the hotseat yet.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 6

Enjoy your discussion of how James Gatzy became Jay Gatsby. Think about today's lesson: Look for motifs (patterns) among Fitzgerald's descriptions, and try to figure what larger themes are starting to emerge. You can do it!

Monday, April 13, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 5

Enjoy your discussion of Chapter 5 of The Great Gatsby!
Please try to bring a passage from the text into at least one of your questions or comments today.

Friday, April 10, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 4

Remember to participate thoughtfully, frequently, and professionally; bring in a textual passage when you can. Enjoy!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 3

Your Chapter 2 blog comments were MUCH stronger than your "Winter Dreams" comments in both depth and professionalism. Well done!

Your challenge for today: Try to bring into one or two of your comments an actual passage from the text.

Remember that your goal is to participate both thoughtfully and frequently. Enjoy!

Monday, April 6, 2009

Gatsby Fishbowl: Chapter 2

Please use this space for a meaningful conversation on Chapter 2 of The Great Gatsby. Remember to participate frequently and thoughtfully, and to display professionalism. Hit the F5 key to refresh.


Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Winter Dreams Fishbowl

Hello and welcome to the first Fishbowl of the Second Semester!

A Few Reminders:
-The outer circle is expected to partcipate at least five times on the Live Blog discussion.
-Hit F5 to refresh the blog.
-Respond to individual's specific questions. Do NOT leave random comments.
-The hot seats are avaliable for your participation in the inner circle...if you have a comment please get up and add it to the discussion!