GROUP-ORIENTED RESEARCH ACTIVITY
PRESENTATION ASSESSMENT WITH GOOGLE SLIDE APP
GUIDED HANDOUT WITH ANSWER KEY INCLUDED
F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" is a classic tale recounting the Roaring 20s. The novel is a fictional account of a love story between Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan, told from the narrative perspective of a partially-removed character, Nick Carraway. Fitzgerald novel captures the materialism, excess, idealism and economic crisis of 1920’s America.
This "Organized Crime" WebQuest is a great way to engage students in relevant historical context to Fitgerald's novel. Students will collaborate to read, write, listen and speak in this group-oriented research activity. An appropriate webpage has been selected for each of the 5 historical criminals featured in this WebQuest.
A guided handout with differentiated options for diverse learners has been included with this resource to engage students during presentations. A vocabulary chart with answer key have also been provided; these additional resources will support your students with exceptional needs, including Special Education and English Language Learners.
The files in this resource are easily applicable to Google Slides. Simply drag and drop the file to your Google Drive, and right click to open the template in Google Slides. For your convenience, students can collaborate on one document that will be presented to the whole class!
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