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118 reviewed resources for the great gatsby

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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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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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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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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 "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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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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American Dream and The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Is the American Dream alive and well or has it dried up and died? As part of a study of The Great Gatsby, class members search for articles on the state of the American Dream, analyze the arguments presented in those articles, and then...
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The Great Gatsby Study Guide

For Students 9th - 10th
Provided here are 10 post-reading questions to follow the final chapter of The Great Gatsby. Readers analyze the symbols, characters, and Gatsby's dream itself. Consider distributing these questions for independent work and then coming...
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The Great Gatsby Ch. 1 & 2

For Students 8th - 10th
As your class begins reading The Great Gatsby, provide them with this page of reading comprehension questions for chapters one and two. Fourteen questions are included, focusing on basic plot recall, character development, and the...
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The Great Gatsby

For Students 8th - 10th
This collection of worksheets covers chapters 1-9 of The Great Gatsby. Students complete a variety of assignments for each chapter including outlining, vocabulary and study questions.
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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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The Great Gatsby: Gonnegtions

For Students 9th
Skip to the second page of this resource for the worksheet itself. Listed here are nine vocabulary words used in The Great Gatsby. Pupils use a dictionary to select a new word to pair with the vocabulary word provided from the novel....
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The Great Gatsby Book Cover Symbolism

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Integrate art with The Great Gatsby. Have your learners use their knowledge of symbolism in the story to create a book cover with paper and markers that illustrates symbols they find pertinent. Furthermore, scholars will write a 350-500...
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The Great Gatsby Ch. 3-4-5

For Students 9th - 10th
As your independent readers work their way through chapters three, four, and five of The Great Gatsby, make sure they have something to keep their focus. Provided here is a list of reading comprehension questions originally designed for...
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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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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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The Secret Society and FitzGerald's The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners formulate what tensions about wealth and status are revealed in The Great Gatsby. Apply how these tensions are reflected in Nick Carraway's struggle to belong. Write a "credo" for the "secret society" implied in The Great Gatsby.
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The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students participate in a reader's theater, adapting scenes from The Great Gatsby.  In this reading comprehension lesson, students interpret a given scene from The Great Gatsby in a readers' theater.  Students analyze the scene for high...
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The Great Gatsby - Study Help

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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The American Dream: Gatsby on the Stage

For Teachers 8th - 11th
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past..." Use this Great Gatsby novel study lesson to reinforce literary analysis in your class. Working in groups, young readers write a script for a chosen scene...
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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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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.