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Student Copy of Gatsby and the Jazz Age: American Dream or Nightmare:

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
F. Scott Fitzgerald's intent in The Great Gatsby, was "to state the American dream as dramatically, as passionately, as possible – and at the same time, to hold it up to moral judgment, to see what lies and terrors lay beneath its...
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The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Good discussion questions, quizzes, and tests teach as well as assess. Readers of The Great Gatsby will learn much from the materials in a 36-page packet designed to help students prepare for the AP Literature exam. Included in the...
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American Dream: Reality, Promise or Illusion?

For Students 10th - 11th Standards
Dream or nightmare? Class members craft a synthesis essay with textual to determine to what extent the United States has fulfilled the ideas embodied in the America Dream.
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Teaching The Great Gatsby: A Common Core Close Reading Seminar

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The 41 slides in a professional development seminar model how to use close reading techniques to examine the many layers of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. In addition to passages from the novel, slides provide biographical...
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Was Gatsby Great? The Great Gatsby Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Is Gatsby great? In the second of two videos devoted to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the narrator presents his argument for why Jay Gatsby should indeed be considered great. By backing his stance with evidence from the text,...
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How to Throw a Party Like Gatsby

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Compare the classic novel with visual adaptations in order to teach imagery, historical context, and adapting material across mediums.
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Seeing the Image in Imagery: A Lesson Plan Using Film

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
In our increasingly visual society, it is often difficult for some readers to create a mental picture of a picture created only with words. An image-rich text like F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby can therefore, present a real...
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Memory Haiku: The Great Gatsby and the Sense of Smell

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
New ReviewScholars learn how smells evoke early childhood memories and apply that knowledge to a character from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. After finding a passage from the novel that references smells, they craft a haiku and a...
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It’s My Party and I’ll Hear What I Want To: Gatsby’s Party Playlists, The Great Gatsby and the Sense of Sound

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
New ReviewYoung scholars consider how film soundtracks can help support not only the mood but also the tone of a scene. After viewing two very different trailers for the same film, class members create their own soundtracks for two party scenes...
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Texture Poetry: The Great Gatsby and the Sense of Touch

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
To prepare for crafting a descriptive poem about a character in F. Scot Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, groups describe the texture of objects hidden in small bags. Individuals then select a character from the novel and an object...
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The Eyes of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg: The Great Gatsby and the Sense of Sight

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
To conclude a study of The Great Gatsby, class members create a multimodal project that represents what they feel the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg see about the hidden side of one of the characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel....
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The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Are you thinking about incorporating a film version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel in a study of The Great Gatsby? Check out a guide loaded with suggestions for how to supplement a reading of the novel with scenes from three film...
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Teaching Guide: Exploring The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 1920s were loud, raucous, and a time of great disparity. The American Dream was the green light at the end of a long and for some an arduous road.  F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby captures both dream-like and nightmarish...
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The Valley of Ashes — The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Valley of Ashes, the billboard advertising Dr. T.J. Eckleburg, and Wilson's garage are haunting symbols that F. Scott Fitzgerald uses to bring into focus the dark side of the American Dream. A resource from the PBS American Masters...
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American Masters Gatsby Chases the American Dream

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's so great about Gatsby? A teaching guide asks readers to consider whether Gatsby's quest represents the embodiment of the American Dream or a reflection of the American nightmare, a green light, or a valley of ashes.
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American Masters Meet F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Gatsby

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce readers to the great Jay Gatsby with a short video from the American Masters series. Narrators analyze how Fitzgerald's choice of narrator and point of view create the dreamlike qualities and near-mythic status of Jay Gatsby.
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The Great Gatsby: Novel Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some people believe that no matter how hard a man works, the American dream will always remain out of reach. A study guide for The Great Gatsby explores the themes, such as the illusory American dream, and elements of F. Scott...
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The Great Gatsby: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Uncover the exciting world of the Roaring Twenties with The Great Gatsby study guide. Individuals become critics as they write a review of the production. Scholars also read historical information and analyze the differences between the...
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A Search for Symbolism in The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
After reading The Great Gatsby, groups return to the text and note passages where Fitzgerald uses symbols and color imagery in his narrative. They then develop a presentation that explains the context, the implications, and possible...
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Introducing Literary Theory – A Unit Wrap-Up

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Literary theories are lenses through which a text may be analyzed. The question in this lesson plan is how a particular literary lens can influence the reader's view of the text.
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The Great Gatsby

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a fresh twist on a comprehension quiz. Readers of The Great Gatsby use their answers to questions about the story to complete a crossword puzzle.
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The Great Gatsby: Symbolic Story Representation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The themes of The Great Gatsby are embodied in the images F. Scott Fitzgerald creates. To encourage reader interaction with the text, individuals create a symbolic representation of themselves, place themselves in the story, and consider...
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F. Scott Fitzgerald- Mini Biography

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
If, as F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, "Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind," then he certainly was a genius. Introduce your readers to this brilliant writer with a short mini-biography that presents an overview of...
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Teacher's Guide: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A 10-lesson unit takes high schoolers through a novel study of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. To start, students learn about Fitzgerald's background and gain historical context that prepares them for a reading of the book. The...