Use ample textual details in creating your answer. For example, the dauntless cake in Divergent. He did extravagant thing to get her attention, Such as, large party big houses nice cars etc. Why do you think so? If you need more of interior design ideas for living rooms or living room furniture check our board on Pinterest:. This just reinforces the concept of how the rich stayed on top and kept the poor down. No matter which way I choose to go, my students create products that they can refer to throughout our reading of the novel, making their experience with The Great Gatsby all the richer.
Were his reflections about all groups of people — the rich, the middle class, and the poor — accurate or far-fetched? Using iMovie as the vehicle for the presentations creates excitement and my students reach levels of understanding about the Roaring Twenties that far surpasses what they would glean sitting through a lecture or a video on the time period. Expand your understanding of the text while helping others to see your point of view. Again, I do teach in a rural area, but during the planning process, we plan things that are doable for everyone. Each time I facilitate this activity, I am impressed by the depth and enthusiasm with which my students plunge into this research work. Today's Good Life Happiness Love Basic necessities, with luxuries here and there 17: 1920s Good Life Wealth Fame Notoriety Even getting to the this good life was different. The magazine will conclude with a Works Cited page which lists all resources used in the magazine. How does The Great Gatsby compare with other Fitzgerald novels, for example, in comparison to This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and the Damned, or The Last Tycoon? If I have a class that is still getting used to project-based learning, I scale back on the requirements of the assignment and focus on the project process itself.
He died completely alone, without friends, very little family, and not even a note or message from the love of his life. They will then compile their evidence at least 5 pieces into either a VoiceThread or a video presentation to share with the class. He made his money through illegal transactions, an illicit business called bootlegging. Duration: I plan for 3 class meetings for working on the project as well as one for the presentations. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Both had a hard life, and died trying to get the good life. I encourage students to at least wear a nice top that fits into one of those categories. New Money 8: No Money George and Myrtle Wilson were the lower classes of the society. The idea that people can begin with nothing, work hard, and eventually achieve success and happiness is seen as completely untrue. Inform students that although they will each be focusing on one topic area, their research overall should answer that question.
Once the articles are edited, the groups should then begin to compile their magazines and work together to design and create a cover page that engages interest and previews the articles inside. It showed the struggle he had to go through to gain the trust and love of a women named Daisy. Create a visual representation of the story a painting, a sculpture, a photo, a film, a dance. You are now ready to make your presentation to the class and save F. His American Dream was to be successful and to get in where he fit in.
The same is true for the food. Take on the persona of one of the characters and write a short essay introducing yourself to others. Even after the murder they just end up where they started. We are on a block schedule, so 90 minutes is a long time for students to be partying. Fitzgerald has a massive bump on his head from a piece of driftwood he hit and he cannot remember where, or who, he is. There was one movie which inspired designers, artists, writers and singers. We let the text inspire what we can bring to class, so students must get creative.
The majesty of the movie and its design capture attention and indicate the feeling of glory, which is one of the main feature of luxury. Spend a few minutes brainstorming together. Advanced students can easily accomplish this project outside of class. This party must be a lavish gala, the type Fitzgerald would throw himself, and it must incorporate all of the important social, cultural, historical, and biographical aspects that Fitzgerald includes in The Great Gatsby. I usually give a brief teaser of the novel—without giving too much away, of course—and discuss why it is important to understand the historical context of the story in order to get a clearer picture of the society Fitzgerald depicts. Gatsby, Tom and Daisy all stayed rich.
Please keep this in mind during the planning process. During this time, groups should share their articles with one another for two reasons: one, to teach each other what was uncovered during research; two, to proofread the articles for spelling and grammatical errors. You can tell about people by their parties: their rates, their social status, their friends, their lifestyles. While discussing, they could focus on questions such as: What does it mean to be working toward the American dream? The course of American Literature will be forever altered unless you find some way to bring Fitzgerald back to his senses. I would have students look at land ads from the 19 th century that tried to entice immigrants from Europe as well as people from the east coast to move west and settle the land. For instance, Romans typically ate olives, bread and honey, and dates for breakfast.