Lit Circle Directions - Section 2: Student Literature Circle Discussion

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Literature Circle #1: Introducing Holden's Character

Unit 5: Literacy: Catching Identity, Novel Study of "The Catcher in the Rye"
Lesson 4 of 13

Objective: SWBAT analyze how Holden Caulfield is introduced, develops, and interacts with others in the first five chapters of "Catcher in the Rye", moving the plot and introducing themes, through contribution to the literature circle small group collaborative discussion.

Big Idea: How would you cope if forced to leave the environment you knew? How would you say goodbye?

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English / Language Arts, discussion leader, characterization (Fictional Lit), Vocabulary, literature circles, collaborative learning, the catcher in the rye, Catcher in the Rye, illustrators
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