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This webquest will introduce you to the life and times of the 1920s. This will be completed in groups of four, with each person responsible for one part.
The links below will take you to webquests that need to be completed at points while reading the novel.
Throwing a Party
This webquest continues the research on the 1920s by planning a party for Gatsby. This webquest will completed in groups of 6 with each person completing a role.
Chapter 8 Color
Fitzgerald uses color throughout the book for its symbolic meanings. Use the links to understand color symbolism, find examples in chapter 8, and analyze the examples.
Go to this
website to learn about the symbolic meanings of colors. Take notes on Gold/Golden (yellow), Green, White, and gray. Use this link for silver. Use this one for gold. Next, go to this
website for a pdf version of chapter 8 and use the find feature to search for uses of the colors.