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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.2

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Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

This unit begins with the introduction lesson to The Great Gatsby. This lesson is made in a google doc, but can be converted to other resources.

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Students will view a short video in which questions have been embedded to activate their interest.  They will then read the story of the Last True Hermit, Christopher Knight.  Knight lived for 27 years in the woods of northern Maine before being caught.  He survived by building a camp deep in the woods and stealing from cabins in the surrounding area.

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