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117 reviewed resources for f. scott fitzgerald

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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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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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Teacher-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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Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A passage from The Great Gatsby is used to launch a series of skill-building activities that can be used to introduce close reading strategies. Groups practice crafting text-dependent questions, theme statements, and conclusions, as...
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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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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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Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Complex text can be a challenge for even good readers. Encourage your class members to develop the skills needed to tackle big reads with a series of activities based on a passage from "The Offshore Pirate." The second in a three-part...
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Character Impressions

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Whether you are planning a unit on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, or simply want to improve your pupils' descriptive writing, this lesson could be a good addition to your class. Using the Six-Trait Writing process, pupils use...
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Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 3

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The third in a three-part series of exercises uses close-reading strategies to help readers develop their skills for comprehending complex text. Groups examine Eugene Robert Richee's photo portrait of Louise Brooks, considered the...
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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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Teaching The Great Gatsby with the New York Times

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
East Egg, West Egg, the Valley of Ashes, and the green light. Bring Gatsby, the Jazz Age, and the American Dream to your classroom with a resource designed for teachers. Included in the treasury are six great teaching ideas for F. Scott...
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The "Secret Society" and FitzGerald's The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
"I have never been able to forgive the rich for being rich, and it has colored my entire life and works." This colored view is the focus of a close reading activity that asks readers of The Great Gatsby to examine the way Fitzgerald's...
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Texts and Era Introduction

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Make text-to-world connections between 1920s American history and The Great Gatsby. Upper graders share facts they researched about the 1920s the evening prior, view two video clips about F. Scott Fitzgerald, and then choose a book to...
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz Quiz

For Students 11th - 12th
Can you imagine an entire mountain consisting of a solid diamond? It is possible, though a bit farfetched in The Diamond as Big as the Ritz by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story is meant to be a satire about wealth and greed; the quiz asks...
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The Great Gatsby: Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars." The figurative language found in the first four chapters of The Great Gatsby comes under scrutiny in an activity that...
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Like Pale Gold - The Great Gatsby Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
American dream or American nightmare? The Great Gatsby comes under scrutiny in a Crash Course on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story of the Jazz Age, its glitter and its ash heaps. The narrator’s focus in Part I of the two-part series, are...
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The Great Gatsby Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Students may check some of their answers online.
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The Great Gatsby Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Great Gatsby: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Readers are introduced to biographical criticism in the opening lesson of a unit on The Great Gatsby. Class members listen to a 15-minute audio and read two articles that draw parallels between F. Scott Fitzgerald's life and the events...
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Comprehension Check: Chapters 1-3: The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this comprehension check worksheet, high schoolers respond to 27 short answer questions covering chapters 1-3 of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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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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The Gift of Gatsby

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A reading of “Gatsby’s Green Light Beckons a New Set of Strivers,” a New York Times article by Sara Rimer, triggers a discussion of the American Dream and what it means to strive for something. Following the discussion, class members...
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Literature Study Guide: The Great Gatsby

For Students 10th - 12th
For homeschool or the classroom: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for The...
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The Great Gatsby Historical Background Using Multi-Genre Research Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Before beginning F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, create a historical context of the Roaring 20s with this lesson. Set up a gallery walk with the provided PowerPoint, which features 10 topics related to the 1920s. Then begin a...

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