The Great Gatsby: Comprehensive Guide for IB
Language A: Literature, Part Two: Detailed Study
Transport your students to the glamorous and lavish lifestyle of the 1920s’ American nouveau riche with this detailed and beautifully illustrated guide to The Great Gatsby. Underpin the novel’s extravagant characters, storyline and setting through engaging analysis and key focus on quotations, themes and motifs. Focused assessment practice helps ensure your students are fully equipped for the Part Two oral commentary!
Tackles the key stages of text analysis:
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
Drawing it all together
In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on areas such as: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
Put into practice
Sample assessment materials replicate the structure of the oral commentary so students know exactly what to expect. Guiding and probing questions cater for all abilities. Plus! Discussion questions for HL students.
In addition… Glossary of key terms ensures full understanding.
Thorough, useful and tailored to supporting students' understanding, analysis and approach to the text. Furthermore, the information on Fitzgerald and relevance of his life is very useful in emphasising the need to make links and connections with the novel and author. A very accessible resource. H Light, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer (of A Level adaptation)