The Great Gatsby One-Pager

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Chomping at the Lit
Grade Levels
8th - 12th, Higher Education
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12 pages
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My 11th grade students loved this Gatsby summative assessment, and so did I! The example provided helped tremendously, and the directions are thoroughly and well-explained. Thanks so much!
These turned out AMAZING! The students loved this project and were fully engaged. They pushed themselves and produced some amazing one-pagers.
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  1. This resource includes FIVE FULL WEEKS of content for The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald!Additionally, in this UNIT PLAN BUNDLE, you will receive a teacher guide that encompasses an example Unit Schedule/Pacing Guide!Lessons Included in this Bundle:Anticipation Guide and QuestionsJudge The Book
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Have your students share their unique understanding of the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald by imaginatively blending their written ideas with colorful images based on information from the text.

With this one-pager reading comprehension project, students will analyze the literature by determining theme, symbolism, characterization, point of view, setting, important quotes and more. Students' artwork make for unique and creative analyses of the literature and also make great bulletin boards! This is the perfect project for students to work on at the end of a novel study and to summarize their thoughts/ideas about the book.

Included in this purchase is:

  • Student directions for the one pager summary project
  • Rubric for the one pager project
  • Example one-pager based on the novel The Great Gatsby
  • 10 BLANK TEMPLATES (printable—optional)
  • EDITABLE word document so teachers have the ability to modify the assignment
Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.
By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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