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63 reviewed resources for the catcher in the rye

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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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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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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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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: 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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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 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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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 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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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: 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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Catcher in the Rye: Chapters 18-20 Venn Diagram

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Well into Catcher in the Rye, when things are looking bleak and your readers may be needing some levity, read the picture book The Perfect Square by Michael Hall. Then use the Venn diagram included to compare how Holden Caulfield and the...
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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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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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Discussion Guide for The Catcher in the Rye

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Is Holden Caulfield a trustworthy narrator? Groups work together to find evidence in The Catcher in the Rye to support a yes or no stance.
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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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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

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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Studying The Catcher in the Rye

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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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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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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The Catcher in the Rye Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 7th - 9th
In this The Catcher in the Rye worksheet, students analyze the plot and characters of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.  The worksheet includes 3 study questions and 5 essay questions.
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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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Part One: Discovering Universal Themes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this The Catcher in the Rye universal themes worksheet, learners define and identify the 8 themes featured in a graphic organizer. In addition, students justify each may be a universal theme.