Teacher Guide

The Catcher in the Rye Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Day 1: For the Being a Teen activity, students will use the Internet to identify video clips, songs, poems, or other media to share with the class and inform a class-wide discussion about what it means to be a teenager and how Holden's character compares with other teenage characters.

Day 2: In Life in the 1950's, students will utilize websites, watch videos, and hear music in addition to exploring traditional texts, as part of their exploration of the novel's era.

Day 2: In the Journal Project, students will keep a public journal or online blog. Blogging provides opportunities for peer engagement and reflection using an online commenting system.

Day 3: For the Holden Caulfield...

Join Now to View Premium Content

GradeSaver provides access to 725 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 4211 literature essays, 1403 sample college application essays, 171 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.

Join Now

Already a member? Log in