Hello there fellow ELA teacher! You're probably reading this because at some point during the school year, you'll find yourself teaching F. Scott Fitzgerald's beautifully written novel, The Great Gatsby. I'll be honest with you, this is my all-time favorite novel to teach. My students tend to begin the novel thinking they will despise the book, but by the end, they are begging for more. The tips below have helped my achieve high engagement levels while reading The Great Gatsby with my students.
clicking this link. BONUS: create bell ringers with common slang as reference piece!
Thank you so much for reading and I hope your students enjoy reading The Great Gatsby as much as mine do! Stay tuned for more fun-filled blog posts with tips and tricks for novel studies!
Brittany-- The SuperHERO Teacher