The Great Gatsby: Complete Novel Unit Plan

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This extensive, 131 page novel unit plan for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby is completely designed around the philosophy of developing close reading skills and text based responses which require supporting evidence for every aspect of each chapter of the novel.

The novel unit is completely original and has been keenly tuned to address a wide range of learners with varying reading comprehension skills. In short, this unit will help all students to look closely at Fitzgerald’s craft and encourage them to write thoughtful, in depth responses and support their ideas with evidence from the text.


Overview of the Unit:

 Aligned to the Common Core State Standards
 Bloom’s Taxonomy language used throughout
 Each activity reinforces the practice of close reading
 Each activity requires students to locate textual evidence to support their answers and opinions
 Lessons can be completed independently, with partners or in small groups
 All material deliberately constructed to be presented with smart-board technology, LCD projects, etc.
 Assignments intended to be photocopied and given as class handouts with space available for students’ responses
 Any assignment can be collected for a formal grade or to assess a student’s comprehension of the reading or assignment


The 131 page unit plan includes the following:

Table of Contents

Part I: ………………..Daily lesson plans and activity sheets………

• 25 student centered activities (55 pages)
• Aesthetically appealing layouts for all lessons are designed to engage students
• Each lesson includes a “Focus and Review” to highlight key concepts learned from the previous lesson
• Each lesson includes a “Closure” activity intended to sum up the daily objective


Part II: ...…………….Homework Worksheets………………………

• 12 independent assignments (34 pages)
• Strategically placed throughout the text to review and reinforce key essential literary elements and techniques
• Several assignments are intended for holistic review during the course of the novel


Part III: ……….....Transitional words and Phrases…………………

• Over 100 words and phrases designed to enhance student writing
• Appropriate for all grade levels
• Appropriate for all levels of writing ability


Part IV:………………Unit Test…………..……………………………

• Two assessments (50 questions each)
• First assessment, Test “A” : Matching, True/False, Fill-in-the-blank, Multiple Choice
• Second assessment, Test “B”: All multiple choice
• Three essay question assignment
• Two separate answer keys


Part V: ……………..Daily Quiz Questions…………………………

• 3-7 questions for each section
• Over 190 questions total (12 pages total)
• Designed to elicit a one word response or brief explanation


**Whichever way you choose to use these assignments, we hope you enjoy the results. Let us know what you think.

**If you have any questions before or after purchasing, just ask!
Total Pages
131
Answer Key
Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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The Great Gatsby: Complete Novel Unit Plan
The Great Gatsby: Complete Novel Unit Plan
The Great Gatsby: Complete Novel Unit Plan
The Great Gatsby: Complete Novel Unit Plan