The Great Gatsby Introduction--Dynamic Presentation of Icons of The Roaring 20's

The Great Gatsby Introduction--Dynamic Presentation of Icons of The Roaring 20's
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14 MB|31 pages
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This is a compelling PowerPoint presentation introducing The Great Gatsby and the icons of the 1920’s that influenced F. Scott Fitzgerald.

The content includes the following topics:

 The end of WWI
 The carefree/raucous attitudes of the 20’s
 Icons of the age (including F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald)
 Josephine Baker (stage performer)
 Art Deco/ African Sensibilities in art
 Louise Brooks (silent movie star and fashion icon; the original flapper)
 Other popular actors
 Fashion of the 20’s featuring Coco Chanel
 Jelly Roll Morton and other Jazz musicians
 Prohibition
 Mobsters and Al Capone
 Salvadore Dali
 Belated acclaim for the novel
 Stock Market Crash
 Death of F. and Zelda

There are 30 slides and over 65 vibrant, relevant graphics.

There are also 5 embedded videos (url’s included):

---Josephine Baker’s famous banana dance,
---Louise Brooks’ performances in The Street of Forgotten Men and Pandora’s Box,
---the many dances of the 20’s, and
---“Finger Breaker” an audio of a piano performance by Jelly Roll Morton.

I use a large, clear font with an appealing format.

Thank you for your consideration.

I also have many products in my store for The Great Gatsby including

---individual chapter activities,
---other PowerPoints: a broader look at the 20’s,
---a look at the sets for the movie, and, my favorite,
---Color Symbolism PowerPoint presentation.

There is also an

---intro activity
---a color symbolism activity, and
---essay prompts and
---other assessment tools, objective tests

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Total Pages
31 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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