* Your team will select one of the following characters from The Great Gatsby: * Nick Carraway
* Jay Gatsby
* Daisy Buchanan
* Tom Buchanan
* Jordan Baker
* Myrtle Wilson
* George Wilson
* As a team, create a profile for that character as if he /she is a member of a modern day social networking site, such as Facebook or MySpace. * Your team's final presentation should be a PowerPoint presentation of 5-7 slides. Include at least three visuals and at least four of the following items: * A quotation that expresses the character's philosophy of life * A brief description of the character's family or friends. * A brief description of the time in which the character lives. * A brief description of the world in which the character lives. * A brief description of the character's conflicts or struggles. * Something interesting about the character.
As the week begins, join your team and do the following:
* Each team should select a leader.
* Each team member should participate fully. Points will be based on both the amount of material posted and the quality of the work posted. * Remember that short comments, such as “I will go along with what everyone wants to do,” may earn no points. Offer significant material that advances the project. * Instead of listing websites, offer the information from that site along with the reference. * Do not just offer material that was cut-and-pasted from websites; instead, write the information in your own words, and cite your sources. Note about visuals: Your team can create your own visuals, use clip art, or use items from the Internet. If you use Internet images in your...