Following Holden: The Character's Journey (Student SSR and Role Analysis 3)

Unit 5: Literacy: Catching Identity, Novel Study of "The Catcher in the Rye"
Lesson 8 of 13

Objective: SWBAT continue drawing specific evidence on Holden's journey into New York City (Chapters 11-15) of "The Catcher in the Rye" through independent reading and assignment completion, preparing for their third collaborative discussion.

Big Idea: Students follow Holden's wandering through New York City, learning about what and whom he dislikes, and the few things and people he enjoys.

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English / Language Arts, characterization (Fictional Lit), discussion leader, Vocabulary, literature circles, independent reading, the catcher in the rye, Catcher in the Rye, sustained silent reading, illustrators
  50 minutes
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