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Teaching The Great Gatsby with the New York Times

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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 Fitzgerald’s classic novel, from creating a gallery walk to set the scene, to judging the adaptations (play, opera, film), to discussing the integrity and moral universe of the Gatsby characters. Also included are links to lesson plans, materials on Fitzgerald, movie trailers, and primary sources from the Roaring Twenties. A must-have for teachers of The Great Gatsby.

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Whether The Great Gatsby is new to your curriculum or has been a featured part, you will find the ideas, links, and discussion invaluable


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