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Judging a Book by its Cover: The Art and Imagery of The Great Gatsby
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 50-minute sessions, plus reading and discussion time|
Charleston, South Carolina
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students explore the connotations of the colors associated with the characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.
Grades K – 8 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Book Cover Creator is designed to allow users to type and illustrate front book covers, front and back covers, and full dust jackets. Students can use the tool to create new covers for books that they read as well as to create covers for books they write individually or as a class.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 24
After reading The Great Gatsby, students work in pairs, select a chapter from the novel, and rewrite it from the point of view of a different character.
Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
Wilhelm's vital book looks at "what this act of reading really is": a social practice and a search for meaning.