Tag: David Lo

The Great Gatsby Review

By David Lo, Teacher The Great Gatsby includes plenty of elements that are likely to be highly engaging for adolescent readers. From the very first moment Gatsby is introduced at one of his parties, Fitzgerald creates him as a larger than life character. “I’m Gatsby,” he said suddenly. “I thought you knew, old sport. I’m … Continue reading The Great Gatsby Review

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A Long Way Gone Review

By David Lo, Teacher This is a must-read book for a high school student. It doesn’t hold back in any of the details and is a first-hand account of one boy soldier’s experience in the civil war in Sierra Leone. There are many themes that can be discovered but the major one is a response … Continue reading A Long Way Gone Review