The Great Gatsby Literary Analysis Lesson Plan

It was a matter of chance that I should have worked at a school in one of the strangest communities in North America. It was on that slender riotous island which extends itself due east of New York — and where there are, among other natural curiosities, two unusual administrators. Twenty miles from the city […]

The Great Gatsby Lesson Plans

In my younger and more vulnerable years my mentor teacher gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since. “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one’s lesson plans,” he told me, “just remember that all the teachers in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” These Great Gatsby […]

“The Landlady” Movie Lesson Plan

Billy Weaver has arrived in Bath—the town in England, not the thing in your bathroom. He’s there on a work assignment from London and it’s been a rather inconvenient train ride and he just wants to get a room for the night and take care of business in the morning. Billy thinks he’s gotten lucky […]