Sun Valley

High School

Welcome!     
Paul Carboni
American Literature & Creative Writing 

pcarboni@pdsd.org

 
 
Say hello to Cody, the smartest dog in the world, because he always completes his summer reading.  

ONLINE TEXTBOOK:  

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The Great Gatsby: TEXT + AUDIOBOOK IN ONE~!
 
 
 
DUE TOMORROW, MAY 12: 

Collins I response:  How is this cover symbolic of some of the events of the novel?  What meaning can you now glean from it that you didn’t know before you started reading it?  Please respond in at least four lines.

 Sins and Virtues

7 Deadly Sins

7 Cardinal Virtues

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Think about the characters in Gatsby so far.

Choose two characters. For each one, describe how you think they represent or have demonstrated one of the sins or virtues. Your response for each character should be at least 4 lines.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                     
                            Essay Technique Review: Awesome Power Point
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PLOT VS. SUMMARY RECOMMONDATION:

·         For a paragraph of less than seven sentences, there should not be more than two sentences of summary. 

·         For a paragraph of eight or more, there shouldn’t be more than about three sentences. 

·         Take two points off immediately for paragraphs that have overwhelming plot summary.

 

Research Paper Outline

I. Introduction

            A. First Fact About Topic

            B. Second Fact About Topic

            C. Thesis Sentence

II. Point 1:

A.     Topic

B.      Example 1

C.      Example 2

D.     Example 3

 

III. Point 2:

A.     Topic

B.      Example 1

C.      Example 2

D.     Example 3

 

IV. Point 3:

A.     Topic

B.      Example 1

C.      Example 2

D.     Example 3

 

V. Conclusion

            A. Thesis Restated

            B. What did we learn by looking into your topic?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Writing Resources:

·        Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

·        A Quick Tutorial: How to Cite Text

 
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