Banned or Challenged 20th-Century Classics, Grades 9–12

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald


The Jazz Age novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is the timeless story of Jay Gatsby and his love for Daisy Buchanan.

In 1987, The Great Gatsby was challenged at the Baptist College in Charleston, South Carolina, because of "language and sexual references in the book."

This teaching unit for The Great Gatsby includes projects, skill-building activities, and references for you to use in your instruction. You'll find journaling assignments, vocabulary lists, information about the 1920s, and much more.

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