Teach your students about the Symbols/Symbolism and Colors in the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
In this resource, you will get a Powerpoint lesson that is 58 slides, filled with information, quotes, examples, and photos to help your students analyze the important symbols and colors in the novel.
Below is a list of symbols your students will analyze:
- Dan Cody’s Yacht
- Gatsby’s Shirts
- New York City
- Valley of Ashes
- Wolfsheim’s Cufflinks
- Gatsby’s Uncut Books
- The Eyes of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg
- West Egg and East Egg
- Gatsby’s Car
- Gatsby’s Mansion
- Gatsby’s Bedroom
- Gatsby’s Swimming Pool
- The Green Blinking Light on Daisy’s Dock
This lesson is great for cooperative learning and group work. Instructions for a jigsaw activity are included (optional).
In addition to the Powerpoint presentation, you will receive two graphic organizer options and an answer key.