I took a few pictures of projects for the end of The Great Gatsby unit. Each pair of students had to create an artistic rendition based on a quotation (Eckleburg’s eyes were popular) with an explanation, a sonnet connecting three characters, three essay question answers, and everything compiled into a display of some sort.
Here are a few of the results, and I was impressed:
A while ago I mentioned that I had my students research topics for the era in which our novels take place. We then used their findings to create visually pleasing bulletin boards. The requirements were:
- to include at least one image for each researched item,
- to type up a 6-8 sentence description or history for each selected item,
- to cite each source using MLA formatting (no Wikipedia allowed), and
- to create an eye-catching display for the researched items.
Tell me what you think of these from the 1930s. Continue reading