The Valley of Ashes in The Great Gatsby


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The author of The Great Gatsby is _____.

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1. Jay Gatsby lives in _____.

2. Daisy is married to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of 1920's America through The Great Gatsby with this interactive and printable quiz and worksheet. You will be quizzed on specific places and characters.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will test you on the following:

  • Where Jay Gatsby lives
  • Who Daisy's husband is
  • The Valley of Ashes
  • Which characters die in the novel

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading Comprehension - demonstrate that you can pull out the most important information from the lesson on The Great Gatsby and the Valley of Ashes.
  • Information Recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of geography in The Great Gatsby
  • Critical Thinking - apply what you learned from the novel to discuss 1920's American culture and society in a different light
  • Distinguishing Differences - highlight the differences among West Egg, East Egg, and the Valley of Ashes

Additional Learning

To learn more about 1920's culture in America, review the lesson The Valley of Ashes in The Great Gatsby. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Discuss the shift in thinking and styles during the 1920's
  • Examine how The Great Gatsby makes a statement on the 'moral and social decline' during the Roaring 20's.
  • Analyze the importance of geography as a way to explore class difference in The Great Gatsby