Assignment 4_ Great Gatsby vs Movie comparative Essay (1) - Assignment 4 Great Gatsby vs Movie comparative Essay Overall Expectations Being

Assignment 4_ Great Gatsby vs Movie comparative Essay (1)

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Assignment 4: Great Gatsby vs Movie comparative Essay Overall Expectations Being Assessed: 1. Reflecting on Skills and Strategies: reflect on and identify their strengths as readers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful before, during, and after reading. 2. Using Knowledge of Form and Style: draft and revise their writing, using a variety of literary, informational, and graphic forms and stylistic elements appropriate for the purpose and audience. Specific Expectations Being Assessed: 1. 1.3 identify the most important ideas and supporting details in texts, including complex and challenging texts. 2. 2.3 identify a variety of elements of style in texts and explain how they help communicate meaning and enhance the effectiveness of the texts. 3. 1.3 locate and select information to fully and effectively support ideas for writing, using a variety of strategies and print, electronic, and other resources, as appropriate 4. 1.4 identify, sort, and order main ideas and supporting details for writing tasks, using a variety of strategies and selecting the organizational pattern best suited to the content and the purpose for writing. 5. 2.6 revise drafts to improve the content, organization, clarity, and style of their written work Gatsby Movie Comparison Essay Assignment Now that you have read the entire novel, and completed all the required quizzes and assignments, you are to view the modern movie adaptation, directed by Baz Luhrmann (2013). Before you begin the film, make sure that you have printed the following handouts (these will come in handy when you have to write your comparative essay). Gatsby Venn Diagram Gatsby Movie Chart Gatsby Essay Outline
Submission: You will write a 750-word essay comparing the novel and the movie. You will not be required to submit the Venn diagram or Movie Chart, but you WILL be required to submit your Essay outline in addition to the formal essay you write. All submissions must be in WORD format, so that comments and feedback can be made and sent back to you. You can write more than 750 words, but try to not exceed 1000 words. It is highly recommended that you view the rubric prior to writing the essay. Must be in MLA format.

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