Teacher Guide

The Great Gatsby Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Day 1: This high-quality illustrated video provides a visual learning experience. The short video summary is over seven minutes and covers the major characters and plot points of the story.

Day 2: The Roaring 20's and Prohibition activity utilizes video, audio, and interactive websites as well as textual documents.

Day 3: The creative writing piece in the Nick as Narrator activity may be tailored to students who would prefer to record an audio or video version, if the resources are available.

Day 4: Students could use the Internet to conduct research on their chosen symbol and its place in other literature. To supplement the discussion about social class in America, students could also...

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