Day 1

Franny and Zooey Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    J.D. Salinger and His Mysterious Life

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work


    Students will conduct research on J.D. Salinger's life and writings, and create a short biographical piece.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5


    In order to properly analyze J.D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey, as well as his other work, it is important for students to understand the author himself and the experiences that informed his worldview and his writings. Provide biographical sources on Salinger for students to read, watch, and evaluate independently, or have...

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