This Secondary Solutions Literature Guide for The Catcher in the Rye contains 128 pages of student coursework, activities, quizzes, tests, and more aligned with the Common Core State Standards for ELA in Literature as well as the NCTE/IRA National ELA Content Standards in English for tenth through twelfth grade.
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This The Catcher in the Rye Literature Guide includes:
Author Biography and corresponding questions on author J.D. Salinger
Notes on Historical Context, including notes on post-World War II New York City
Article on Understanding and Dealing with Loss with corresponding questions
Pre-Reading Activities on Discovering Universal Themes, Discussing Universal Ideas, Understanding Symbolism, and Bildungsroman
Vocabulary Lists With and Without Definitions
Defined list of Allusions and Terminology from the novel
Note-Taking and Summarizing Activities
Comprehension Check/Study Guide Questions
Standards Focus Activities on Diction and Syntax, Characterization and Foils, Stream of Consciousness, Types of Conflict, Perspective, Themes, Absent Characters, and Symbolism
Assessment Preparation Activities on Vocabulary in Context, Word Roots, Changing Parts of Speech, Word Parts, Multiple Definitions, Connotation and Denotation, and Multiple Definitions
Quizzes every two or three chapters
Vocabulary Quizzes every two or three chapters
Two Different Final Test Versions, one entirely Multiple Choice
Summary of the Novel
List of Pre-Reading Ideas
List of Post-Reading and Alternative Assessment Ideas
2 different project rubrics
Response to Literature Rubric
Sample Agenda with notes for the Teacher
Complete Answer Key
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The Catcher in the Rye Pre-reading Ideas and Activities
The Catcher in the Rye Study Guide/Comprehension Check Questions
The Catcher in the Rye Literary Analysis Activity Pack
The Catcher in the Rye Vocabulary Activity Pack
The Catcher in the Rye Quizzes for the Entire Novel
The Catcher in the Rye Post-Reading Ideas and Activities
The Catcher in the Rye Multiple Choice Test
The Catcher in the Rye Final Test
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