The Catcher in the Rye-Chapters 7-9
In this instructional activity on characters from The Catcher in the Rye, students fill in a graphic organizer comparing attributes of 2 main characters from the novel.
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The Catcher in the Rye: List-Group-Label Activity
Here's a list-group-label vocabulary activity for The Catcher in the Rye that will knock readers out, it really will! Groups sort, label, and define a list of words taken from Salinger’s novel. Complete directions for the activity, the...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
The Catcher in the Rye
Learning more about Holden Caulfield's worldview and state of mind is an integral part of understanding J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. A thorough packet of materials pertaining to the unit allow learners to build prior knowledge...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Unit Plan for The Catcher in the Rye —A “Place-Based” Approach
"People never notice anything." As part of their study of The Catcher in the Rye, class members adopt Holden Caulfield's approach and spend time as quiet observers of their surrounding, recording their observations/reflections in a...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Studying The Catcher in the Rye
What's the difference between being a phony and being a conformist? At what point does conforming to alleviate loneliness lead to insincerity? These are the questions at the heart of this unit plan that uses The Catcher in the Rye as an...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Catcher in the Rye: Chapters 20, 21, and 22 Selective Reading Guide
Here's reading guide to help guide your high schoolers through chapters 20, 21, and 22 of The Catcher in the Rye. In addition to the nine questions listed, there's a teacher guide attached to help your class develop a strategy for...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
An Introduction to The Catcher in the Rye
Who is J.D. Salinger? Give your class some information on the famous recluse before reading his only novel, The Catcher in the Rye. His life and works are detailed, and there are even a few slides dedicated to controversies and criticism...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Language, Voice, and Holden Caulfield: The Catcher in the Rye Part 1
Listen. If you want to know the truth, this Crash Course is sort of cool, it really is. By looking at Holden's language, the narrator sort of encourages viewers to develop their own interpretation of The Catcher in the Rye.
11 mins 11th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
5th - 12th English Language Arts