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THE GREAT GATSBY Projects / Essays



18 engaging options for assessing and extending learning.

Note: The complete unit includes this resource.

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The Great Gatsby final projects menu provides 18 engaging options for assessing and extending learning. Tasks include creative writing, debate, formal research, visual arts, performance, presentation, and more.

The Great Gatsby Projects and Assignments:

  • Judging a Cover by Its Book (original art)
  • The American Nightmare (editorial)
  • Point of View Shift (narrative writing)
  • Prose Poetry & Poetry Pros
  • Time Travel Briefing (historical context)
  • Viewing Guide and Film Review (2013 version)
  • Read-N-Share: Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Not-So-Great Gatsby? (debate)
  • The Great Fitzgerald (research report)
  • The Geography of Desire (map activity)
  • Theme Reflection (personal essay)
  • Poetry Connections
  • Modernism Story (creative writing)
  • Character Monologue (performance)
  • Getting the Green Light (symbol presentations)
  • Theme Development (essay)
  • Fitzgerald’s Style (essay)
  • Characterization (literary analysis)

Resource files:

  • Assignment Menu (PDF)
  • Assignment Menu (DOCX)
  • Supporting materials folder (PDF and DOCX for each item)


  • Includes NO ANSWER KEYS.
  • The complete unit includes this resource.
  • Each assignment is one page (front and back) with additional organizers when needed.
  • DOCX files can be modified in MS Word or Google Docs.
  • The Great Gatsby Final Projects and Assignments is intended for students who have finished reading the novel. For during-reading activities, check out The Great Gatsby Lesson Plans.