While you are reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, you will be creating an original, creative book that will include character analyses, chapter summaries, original artwork, a book review and discussions over color symbolism and themes found in the book. You will need at least 10 pieces of white or construction paper to create your book. I.
a. Using symbols and color symbolism, decorate the cover to illustrate the main themes of the book.
b. Inside the front cover you will include 2 things:
i. Author bio (top)
ii. Background information about the 1920’s (bottom):
Chapter Analysis: There are 9 chapters in The Great Gatsby so you will include 9 chapters in your own book as well. Each chapter will be divided up like this... a. Chapter Page:
i. On this page you will note the Chapter name or number
ii. You will find an interesting or insightful quote from the chapter and write it just under the chapter name/number.
iii. You will provide a brief summary of the chapter you have just read. iv. Below the chapter summary, you will describe the setting where the events in the chapter take place.
v. You must include a small illustration of a symbol from the chapter somewhere on this page.
b. Character Page: (choose one new character from each chapter) i. You will dedicate one page to completing a character analysis which will be formatted like this.... 1. TOP LEFT- Character description. Provide between 5 and 10 important traits for each character. 2. TOP RIGHT- Character’s conflicts. Provide at least three conflicts the character is facing. 3. BOTTON LEFT- A quote that explains the characters actions 4. BOTTOM RIGHT- Resolution or summary of what happens to the character at the end of the book. (You may need to wait until you finish reading the book before you include this in your character analysis). 5. CENTER- Provide a small but accurate illustration of that character. c. Annotation: Find at least 1 literary device per chapter...
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