Hello everyone

I’ve just come across a brilliant site which can inspire you for your Jazz Age project. Have a look at it.I’m sure you will find something useful.

http://www.corndancer.com/tunes/tunes_db.html  Find Scott Fitzgerald from the author list.

http://www.corndancer.com/tunes/tunes_main.html  Look at the ideas for an inspiration

 

 jazz Age on PhotoPeach

Instead of Animoto you can use photopeach to prepare your slide shows you can add photos and upload music from your computer. No time limit.

I hope you have had enough inspiration to start to work.

Eva Büyüksimkeşyan

Tense Review

We revised Present Perfect simple and continuous tenses on Friday. We also remembered the difference between present perfect and past simple. so here is a guide for you to study at home. Don’t forget to study for the quiz.

Research before we start reading

Research the followings and prepare a poster.

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THE GREAT GATSBY                                                    

BEFORE READING

RESEARCH

1.THE AUTHOR

a.  Where was Fitzgerald born?

b.  What is his family background?

c.  When did he meet Zelda Sayre?

e.  What was Zelda’s background?

f.  How did the Fitzgeralds live?

h.  What happened to Fitzgerald in the last years of his life?

 

 

2. JAZZ AGE

When did it start? When and how did it end? Why was it called The Jazz Age?

 

3.  PROHIBITION

What was prohibited in some states in the USA during 1920s? What happened as a consequence of this?

What does ‘bootlegger’ mean?

 

4.  AMERICAN DREAM

What does American Dream mean?

 

5.  GREAT GATSBY

What qualities should a person have to be called ‘GREAT’?

Your research will be ready by October,16 2009

Eva Büyüksimkeşyan