Carelessness in The Great Gatsby


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The Great Gatsby was written by _____.

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1. The Great Gatsby is set in what era?

2. Carelessness is an important theme in The Great Gatsby. What do Jordan Baker and Nick Carraway determine to be true about carelessness?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your knowledge of carelessness in The Great Gatsby by using this quiz and worksheet combo. Topics covered on the quiz include what kind of carelessness George and Myrtle Wilson represent in the book, and in which era The Great Gatsby is set.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will also test you on the following:

  • What Jordan Baker and Nick Carraway surmise about carelessness
  • Which kind of carelessness Tom and Daisy Buchanan represent
  • Who wrote The Great Gatsby

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the theme of carelessness in The Great Gatsby from the lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the author of the The Great Gatsby
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the carelessness of specific characters, such as the Buchanans and the Wilsons

Additional Learning

If you are still interested in learning about carelessness in the book, please review the lesson, Carelessness in The Great Gatsby. This lesson will discuss the following information:

  • Compare and contrast the characters in the book and their careless behaviors
  • Examine and discuss how privilege can make one act careless
  • Learn about the author of The Great Gatsby