So We Beat on, Boats Against the Current: The Great Gatsby

Discover why F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age classic shows up on so many "Best Novels Ever Written" lists.
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55 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 5 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

The student will need a copy of the book. There are several different editions of The Great Gatsby; Here are a few locations:
or here:

Or probably any bookstore at all.

Students should have a notebook and writing utensil for note taking and journaling. Other materials may be needed depending on the student's final project choice.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
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Maureen TobinI Love Literature!
168 total reviews
190 completed classes

About Me

A retired English teacher, I hold an MFA in Creative Writing and a bachelor's degree in Language Arts Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.  I currently work as a reading and writing coach for students of all ages. (Continued below... 
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