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53 reviewed resources for j.d. salinger

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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

For Teachers 9th - 12th
J.D. Salinger was quite the recluse when he passed away in 2010, but this PowerPoint details as much of his life as possible. Then, after the biographical information provided, take a closer look at the setting and historical influences...
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An Introduction to The Catcher in the Rye

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Magic Squares Vocabulary: Catcher in the Rye

For Students 10th - 12th
Magic squares make learning fun! Seriously! Learners use the given square to review vocabulary terms from J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye. The 16 vocabulary terms are not divided by chapter, they represent the whole book. As learners...
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The Catcher in the Rye: Found Poem Activity

For Teachers 11th - 12th
After concluding The Catcher in the Rye class members create a found poem using words drawn from J.D. Salinger’s “Both Parties Concerned.” The story, and directions for crafting a found poem, are included with the resource.
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The Catcher in the Rye List 2 Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Ah, The Catcher in the Rye. As your class reads this iconic book by J.D. Salinger, provide them with some opportunities to develop their vocabulary. Twenty new words are introduced, and learners deepen their understanding through both a...
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The Catcher in the Rye Vocabulary Worksheet 3

For Students 11th - 12th
Readers of The Catcher in the Rye complete two exercises using words drawn from J.D. Salinger’s novel.  First, they respond to questions using the assigned word. They then complete a series of sentences using words from the provided list.
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Beyond The Catcher in the Rye

For Teachers 7th - 9th
J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye is still a classic after more than 60 years because the novel answers the questions of human psychological needs.
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The Catcher in the Rye Character Map

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Catcher in the Rye Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
The chapter-by-chapter questions on a Catcher in the Rye study guide would serve well as a group work exercise in preparation for a whole class discussion of Salinger’s novel. The resource includes a nice mix of fact-based,...
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The Catcher in the Rye

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Guided Imagery: Preparation for Chapter 5 of The Catcher in the Rye

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A guided imagery exercise about a favorite person prepares class members for the introduction of Holden Caulfield's brother, in chapter five of J.D. Salinger's famous novel. This focus on Allie emphasizes for readers his importance to...
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Language, Voice, and Holden Caulfield: The Catcher in the Rye Part 1

For Students 11th - 12th
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. 
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Surveying Salinger with Dialogue and Disillusionment

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Find creative ways to teach Salinger's stories by focusing on dialogue, cultural context, and characterization.
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The Catcher in the Rye

For Students 9th - 12th
A 20-clue crossword puzzle tests reader's recall of events in J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye.
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Holden, JD, and the Red Cap- The Catcher in the Rye Part 2

For Students 11th - 12th
In Part 2 of a course on The Catcher in the Rye, the narrator examines J.D. Salinger's life and considers how the author's experiences during World War II may have influenced his portrayal of Holden Caulfield. How Salinger creates...
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Anticipation Guide Teacher Copy: The Catcher in the Rye

For Students 11th - 12th
“You don’t have to think too hard when you talk to teachers.” Or so says Holden Caulfield.  Challenge his assumption by asking your readers to think about and respond to some of the assertions of Salinger’s narrator. Should a child’s...
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The Catcher in the Rye and First-Person Narrative

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Testimonials for The Catcher in the Rye demonstrate the power of J.D. Salinger's story of a young man who wants to protect innocent children from the phonies in the adult world. Part of the Great American Read series, speakers urge...
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John Green Talks about the Importance of The Catcher in the Rye

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
A part of The Great American Read series, John Green shares his passion for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye and urges viewers to include the novel on their list of great books.
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The Catcher in the Rye: Chapters 20, 21, and 22 Selective Reading Guide

For Students 10th - 12th
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...
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Discussion Web for The Catcher in the Rye

For Students 11th - 12th
Is Holden Caulfield a reliable narrator? Readers use the provided graphic organizer to record specific textual evidence from The Catcher in the Rye to support their response. A teacher copy of the template is provided.
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Venn Diagram: Holden and Phoebe

For Students 9th - 11th
How are J.D. Salinger's characters Holden and Phoebe different? What similarities do they share? Your class members complete this basic Venn diagram and then discuss their ideas with the class. Some example answers are included on page...
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The Catcher in the Rye Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Catcher in the Rye Vocabulary: Magic Square

For Students 11th - 12th
Here’s a vocabulary activity that will really knock you out. Readers of J.D. Salinger’s classic novel match terms drawn from The Catcher in the Rye with their definitions, and then complete a magic square activity. It’s really grand.
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The Catcher in the Rye List 1 Worksheet

For Students 11th - 12th
Twenty challenging vocabulary words are the focus of this assignment, created for The Catcher in the Rye. Example words include brassy, rile, and pacifistic. Although specific chapters are not indicated, this worksheet was designed for...

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