Friday, December 4, 2015

The Final Countdown.... American Literature- The Catcher in the Rye and Junior Project./ Freshman Continuing To Kill a Mockingbird

American Literature

Monday - Friday - 12.7.15-12.11.15

The Catcher in the Rye

Read Chapters 4-6 Monday night. Answer questions in study guide (see link).

Tuesday - Chapters 7-11
Wednesday - Chapters 12-14
Thursday - Chapters 15-18
Friday- 19-22

Monday-Wednesday, Friday 12.14-12.18

Monday- Chapters 23-26

Tuesday - Final Writing Assignment- (take home assignment) Lesson:  The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

Wednesday/Friday - Presentations

Guiding Questions for The Catcher in the Rye

1.     How does Salinger use symbolism in The Catcher in the Rye?
2.     What does the metaphor of the ducks in the frozen lagoon represent?
3.     What purpose does the juxtaposition of Holden's search for the ducks and the
flash-back to Allie's death serve?  
4.     What is the significance of the title as it relates to Holden and his views on childhood?

Freshman Literature

Beginning of Part II of To Kill a Mockingbird 

Complete E-Text

Post Containing all Journal Prompts,, other resources, and Film

Reflections Journals are due Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Monday - we read chapter 13-14 in class. For homework, students are to read chapters 15-18. 

Where do you find the answer?