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The Great Gatsby Themes Lesson

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Common Core Standards
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4 MB|8 pages
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The worksheet in this lesson is specifically structured to directly address Common Core State Standards about themes. The standard asks students to analyze two or more themes, chart their development, and consider the intersection between these themes. That is precisely what the worksheet asks of the students. The worksheet provides three thematic topics that come up in Gatsby and the Teacher's Key gives suggested responses to the tasks.

Included in this download is:

- A brief lesson plan

- A student worksheet on theme

- A teacher's key

- A PowerPoint presentation on theme

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This lesson is also available as part of our comprehensive

Great Gatsby Unit Bundle (click here)

In the unit bundle, you will receive:

- A vocabulary bundle with 4 vocabulary lists, 4 vocabulary quizzes with answer keys, plus additional vocabulary activities

- A reading comprehension bundle with reading comprehension questions and quizzes (with accompanying answer keys) for every chapter of the book

- An anticipatory activity with an image-rich PowerPoint to get students thinking about larger themes before reading the text

- A lesson, PowerPoint, and worksheet centered on characterization and narrator credibility

- A lesson, PowerPoint, worksheet, and "Teacher's Key" on setting analysis centered on the first two chapters of the book

- A group work lesson focused on symbolism in The Great Gatsby (including a "Teacher's Key" for guidance)

- An entertaining social class game related to the Great Gatsby, complete with printables and PowerPoint reflection questions

- A non-fiction lesson devoted to the idea of the American dream

- A lesson and worksheet for students to compare the filmed versions of The Great Gatsby with the novel

- This lesson on the themes of the book

- Analysis questions on the sequence of events in the book, with a "Teacher's Key" that gives insight into the answers to the questions

- A literary analysis essay prompt and rubric, plus accompanying handouts for essay writing support

- A research-based persuasive essay prompt and rubric, plus accompanying handouts for essay writing support
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Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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