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A blog about challenging students to question why we hate the females of Gatsby (Daisy Buchanan), Of Mice and Men (Curley's Wife), and The Crucible (Abigail Williams). Links to actress interview to help teach feminist criticism with current resources.

Another Look at Female Literary Villains

A blog about challenging students to question why we hate the females of Gatsby (Daisy Buchanan), Of Mice and Men (Curley's Wife), and The Crucible (Abigail Williams). Links to actress interview to help teach feminist criticism with current resources.

Help your students learn how to dig deep into analyzing text with these FOUR SEPARATE CLOSE READING LESSONS to use with F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel, The Great Gatsby.

Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Close Reading Materials for 4 Chapters, CCSS

This project-based learning opportunity allows students to become the teacher for a whole class period! Divide the class into groups and have each group teach a chapter of the novel, complete with a list of requirements, a lesson planning template, an essay reflection prompt, and a full Great Gatsby sample project.All documents are included; just update the editable dates to match your schedule, print, and go!Students love the autonomy of this project and do a fantastic job of becoming the…

Project Based Learning - Let Students Be The Teacher - Secondary English

This project-based learning opportunity allows students to become the teacher…

Chapter-by-chapter questions to take you through F. Scott Fitzgerald's American masterpiece, The Great Gatsby. Use these worksheets as homework assignments, short-answer quizzes, or class discussion starters. Beautiful, relevant images make the novel even more compelling to today's teen audience. Check it out!

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Chapter-by-chapter questions to take you through F. Scott Fitzgerald's American masterpiece, The Great Gatsby. Use these worksheets as homework assignments, short-answer quizzes, or class discussion starters.

Symbolism in The Great Gatsby - good study guide that with material that can be turned into English assignments

Symbolism in The Great Gatsby - good study guide that with material that can be turned into English assignments

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Make your Great Gatsby unit the favorite of the year with this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FOUR FULL WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSONS covering F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel.

Great Gatsby Unit Plan, FOUR FULL WEEKS of Dynamic Lessons

Make your Great Gatsby unit the favorite of the year with this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FOUR FULL WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSONS covering F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel.

In honor of the new film, we update an old post with new resources and teaching ideas. Do your students still relate to Gatsby and see the “flawed world” of America today in Fitzgerald’s portrait of the Jazz Age?

Teaching 'The Great Gatsby' With The New York Times

The Great Gatsby was written by F.Scott Fitzgerald during the roaring that describes the life of adults who behave recklessly and flaunt their wealth. As people became rich, they started to grow the consumer economy buy buying new items and materials.

This media-rich site from the University of Texas at Austin presents a thematic overview of 1920s America that considers the social shifts that took place after World War I. It focuses on changing perspectives toward labor, capitalism, women, and immigration as well as on the American reaction to and embrace of the modern.

This media-rich site from the University of Texas at Austin presents a thematic overview of America that considers the social shifts that took place after World War I. It focuses on changing perspectives toward labor, capitalism, women, and immigrat

Get your students excited about reading The Great Gatsby with this 1920s research project. Students select a topic related to the Roaring Twenties, conduct research, and create an informational poster on their topic. Once your class has finished their posters, display them in the classroom or hallway and conduct a gallery walk.This project comes with lots of scaffolding, including topics, research organizational materials, a rubric, gallery walk activity, and much more.

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Get your students excited about reading The Great Gatsby with this research project. Students select a topic related to the Roaring Twenties, conduct

Mentor Sentences Grammar and Language Study: The Great Gatsby. Study punctuation and syntax with sentences from The Great Gatsby.

Mentor Sentences Grammar and Language Study: The Great Gatsby

Mentor Sentences Grammar and Language Study: The Great Gatsby - learn vocabulary and analyze grammar with these activities.