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"Town Tattles": Characterization Though Rumors

Unit 15: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
Lesson 7 of 16

Objective: SWBAT analyze how F. Scott Fitzgerald develops mystery around Jay Gatsby in order to build suspense by reviewing events from their reading and creating tabloid covers reporting on the rumors around Gatbsy.

Big Idea: If you want to know if "Gatsby killed a man"; if you want to know if he "was a spy"; if you want to know where his money comes from--you can read about it in the "Town Tattle."

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