Fitzgerald lived an interesting life leading up to his tragic death, so this biography is sure to interest your students. Better yet, it's perfect pre-reading for The Great Gatsby since Fitzgerald put so much of himself into the novel. The questions on this viewing guide are designed to get students thinking about critical aspects of Fitzgerald's life that will come into play during the novel. This activity will make it much easier for students to analyze the parallels between Fitzgerald and the characters in his novel (most notably Gatsby).
This product also comes with a helpful answer key that will help you review these questions at the end of the video (link included).