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The Great gatsby. By F. Scott Fitzgerald. F. Scott Fitzgerald. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald Born in 1896, St. Paul, Minnesota Named after famous, second cousin Francis Scott Key. Education. Attended Newman School (New Jersey) from 1911–1912 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Great gatsby

The Great gatsbyBy F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott FitzgeraldFrancis Scott Key FitzgeraldBorn in 1896, St. Paul, MinnesotaNamed after famous, secondcousin Francis Scott Key

EducationAttended Newman School (New Jersey) from 19111912Enrolled at Princeton University in 1913 as a member of the Class of 1917Joined Princeton Triangle Club, a musical comedy club, and begins writing (leads to his original submission to Charles Scribner and Sons) Fitzgerald left Princeton to enlist in the US Army during World War I (war ended)

Zelda FitzgeraldZelda Sayre (19001948, Golden girl of Montgomery youth society Engaged in 1919, moved to New York CityCouldnt convince Zelda that he would be able to support her, leading her to break off the engagement.This Side of Paradise is accepted by Scribner's in 1919, and Zelda and Scott resumed their engagement. The novel was published on March 26, 1920, and became one of the most popular books of the year.

Married LifeZelda experienced many mental health issues (schizophrenia)Due to her constant medical treatment, Fitzgerald always had to take out loans to support his family (only his first book made enough to support his lifestyle)

His WorksOnly finished four novelsThis Side of Paradise (1920)The Beautiful and the Damned (1922)The Great Gatsby (1925)Tender is the Night (1934)Wrote many short stories about youth and promise combined with old age and despairOnly wrote short stories to subsidize his bills and lifestyleAlso wrote for Hollywood (hack)

Later LifeEstranged from wife who lived in east coast mental institutionsLived with his mistress in HollywoodSuffered two heart attacks and was hospitalizedSuffered one more fatal heart attack in 1940

The Lost GenerationYoung, literary modernists filled with disillusionmentMoved to Paris after first World WarIncluded Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Sherwood Anderson, Waldo Peirce, John Dos Passos, John Steinbeck, Erich Maria Remarque and Cole Porter.Term was credited to author Gertrude Stein

The Jazz AgeTerm coined by FitzgeraldNamed after music of the timeBetween WW1 and the Great DepressionTraditional values declinedStock market soared for a brief timePeriod of young people being carefreeFitzgerald criticized the relaxed time period in his works

The Great Gatsby1925Set on Long Island, NYProhibition (bootleggers)Organized crimeNot popular at firstCommented on materialism andlack of morality of the timeModern Librarys 100 best books of the 20th century

The Great GatsbyThe cover of The Great Gatsby is among the most celebrated pieces of jacket art in American literature. Francis Cugat was commissioned to illustrate the book while Fitzgerald was in the midst of writing it. Completed before the novelFitzgerald told his publisher he had "written it into" the novel.

BellringerRecall one fact from the video about each of the following:The 1920sF. Scott FitzgeraldThe Great GatsbyObjectiveStudents will be able to recall important facts regarding Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, and the Jazz Age (1.7.11.A)

Agenda:1. Bellringer2. PowerPoint Presentation

Assignment: Read chapter 1 of The Great GatsbyBellringerWho is Nick Carraway? How does he know Daisy and Tom? What do we know about Gatsby at this point?ObjectiveStudents will be able to describe characters in chapter one of The Great Gatsby (1.3.11.A)

Agenda:BellringerDiscussion

Assignment: Read chapter two of Gatsby BellringerIn one paragraph, do your best to describe the plot in chapter two. Summarize what you read, and then write a few sentence reaction to the chapter. ObjectiveStudents will be able to define modernism (1.3.11.B)

Agenda:BellringerDiscussionPowerPoint on Modernism

Assignment: Read chapter three of Gatsby by ThursdayBellringerOrganize your binder. Remove all short reading activities from beginning of yearRemove all in class activities/worksheetsKeep all study guides, unit organizers, bell ringers, vocabulary sheets, tests, and grammar sheetsKeep all scantron sheetsKeep your Huck Finn writing assignmentGet your Lost Lady bell ringers together

ObjectiveStudents will predict how Jay Gatsby makes his millions by creating tableaus (1.3.11.A)

Agenda:Bellringer (binder)PowerPointAssignment SheetGroup work

Assignment: Read chapter three for tomorrowBellringerGet into your groups (four people) and determine what your prediction will be. ObjectiveStudents will predict how Jay Gatsby makes his millions by creating tableaus (1.3.11.A)

Agenda:Bellringer (groups)Group workPresentations

Assignment: Read chapter three of The Great Gatsby for tomorrow

ObjectiveStudents will be able to recall important information from the text (1.3.11.A)

Agenda:1. Bellringer2. Discuss3. Read

Assignment: Read chapter 4 of Gatsby for homeworkObjectiveStudents will be able to recall important information from the text (1.3.11.A)

Agenda:1. Bellringer2. Discuss3. Read

Assignment: Read chapter 6 of Gatsby for homework

ObjectiveStudents will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the text (1.3.11.A)

Agenda:1. Bellringer (review PowerPoint notes)2. Quiz3. Discuss reading

Assignment: Read chapter 7 of GatsbyObjectiveStudents will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the text (1.3.11.A)

Agenda:1. Bellringer2. Discuss reading

Assignment: Read chapter 9 of Gatsby

ObjectiveStudents will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the text (1.3.11.A)

Agenda:1. Bellringer2. Discuss reading

Assignment: Read chapter 9 of Gatsby