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Salinger and the Vocabulary of the Vernacular

Students discuss the use of slang expressions in literature.  In this literary analysis activity, students examine the use of slang words and expressions in the popular novel Catcher in the Rye.  Students research the various slang terms used, and discuss their possible traditional English uses.  Students create their own definitions for the terms used in the novel.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2010
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