Other students chose to illustrate their comparative essay by creating mini -documentaries. These documentaries were to include footage of the 1920's and a decade of their choice, that highlights the abuse of excess and how it impacts our society.
The Students of Ms. Deakin's 11 grade English class culminated Semester 1 with a close examination of F. Scott Fitzgeralds American classic, The Great Gatsby. Students were challenged to recreate the geographical setting of the novel. Highlighting the important features of fictional East Egg, Gatsby's mansion and the Valley of the Ashes. Students used everything from Lego's to Cocoa powder to recreate this iconic literary landscape.