Students love this creative approach to examining imagery in
The Great Gatsby!
These activities are a great way to encourage students' appreciation of Fitzgerald's lyrical diction and use of figurative language.
Directions require students to
---find and copy/paste a page from the novel,
---underline illustrative words and phrases,
---create a topic or theme,
---then compose a poem using Fitzgerald's great words.
-----Included is a chosen passage with underlined choices;
-----a sample poem,
-----brief explanation of the poem, and a
I've also included another found poem where words have been blackened out leaving a poetic statement.
-----Extra credit encourages students to do the same with a page that is included in their packet.
I've included 41 passages (minimized) that you can enlarge so that each student has a different passage.
Creative and fun!
Clear font and relevant graphic.
Please check out my other Gatsby activities including
---individual chapter activities
---two different PowerPoint presentations introducing the Roaring 20's
---Color Symbolism activity and accompanying PowerPoint presentation
---quote interpretations activities
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