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
Mobsters and Al Capone
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
---a color symbolism activity, and
---essay prompts and
---other assessment tools, objective tests
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