Reading Comprehension Template

This is a template of the reading comprehension map for Ms. Moix's English class.

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1. Summary

1.1. In section one of the Great Gatsby it

1.2. In section two of the Great Gatsby it

1.3. In section three of the Great Gatsby it

1.4. In section four of the Great Gatsby it

2. General Info

2.1. April 10th 1925

2.2. Novel

2.3. English

2.4. The 1920's

3. Author

3.1. F. Scott Fitzgerald

3.2. Sep,26,1896-Dec,21,1940

3.3. American

3.4. F. Scott Fitzgerald is an American Novelist who wrote many books during the Jazz Age. He was found to be one of the greatest writers during the 20th century. He finished four novels Great Gatsby was although the best known. F. Scott Fitzgerald was considered a member of the so called lost generation.

4. Characters

4.1. Jay Gatsby

4.2. Daisy

4.3. Wilson

5. Vocabulary

5.1. 1-45

5.1.1. Parcelled Pg.2 "...and I snobbishly repeat, a sense of the fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequally at birth." By the context I think that this word means that something is divided out or shared with.

5.1.2. Peremptory Pg.20 "Something was making him nibble at the edge of stale ideas as if his sturdy physical egotism no longer nourished his peremptory heart." By the context I think this word means to insist on immediate attention.

5.2. 45-90

5.2.1. individualistically Pg.46 "...and a great number of single girls dancing individualistically or relieving the orchestra for a moment of the burden of the banjos or the traps."By the context I think that this word means a person who does something by themselves or individually.

5.2.2. Obstinate Pg.88 "American's, while occasionally willing to be serfs, have always been obstinate about being peasantry. By the context I think that this word means to be stubborn and to refuse changing ones opinion.

5.3. 90-135

5.3.1. Dismayed pg.99 "He stayed there two weeks, dismayed at it's ferocious indifference to the drums of his destiny..." To break down courage. .

5.3.2. Contingencies pg.100 "And he provided contingencies by reposing more and more trust in Gatsby. It means dependent.

5.4. 135-190

5.4.1. Formidable pg.136 "...formidable stroke of thirty died away with reassuring pressure of her hand." By the context I think that this word means

5.4.2. Word 2

6. Plot

6.1. A young man helps people who are struggling to show them what New York was like in the 1920's.

6.2. He wants to have Daisy's affection and love but she won't except she won't except him.

6.3. Tom begins to question what Gatsby is really About and he really came from not as wealthy of a family.

6.4. When Jay gets shot by Wilson or when Myrtle dies.

6.5. When Jays funeral finally happened.

6.6. It ends with Jays funeral and only three people attend. Also Nick and Jordan separate. Tom and Daisy leave.

7. Themes, Allusions & Symbols

7.1. You can change your destiny and be what you want to be.

7.2. The green light its the symbol of Jay's dreams and hopes.

7.3. The Chicago Black Sox Scandal. Or Morgan.