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Salinger and the Vocabulary of the Vernacular

Writers explore vocabulary and expressions used in the English language. They use visual word maps to become aware of the different uses of words which will allow them to more readily interpret texts. Then they listen to/read excerpts from The Catcher in the Rye and analyze slang terminology. To adapt for younger audiences, select a grade-appropriate text.

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Resource Details

5th - 12th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary
  • Worksheet