The core of F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is opened for the students through these focus questions for each chapter: comparisons, analysis, projections, interpretations, and more.
There are two creative story line checkups, each done as graph puzzles, which the students absolutely love to do.
Groups analyze Gatsby's character and determine if he is a "hero" - handouts and directions attached in this unit.
As an introduction to the novel, students do a little research and create posters depicting events from the roarin' 20's - handouts and directions included.
Here are also vocabulary worksheets, and a lesson in making a connection with poetry.
Finally, a two page novel test (true or false; multiple choice; short essay responses) is included.
No answer keys provided.