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Jillian King

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The Catcher in the Rye Motif Activity

Tulips by Sylvia Plath 1. Before beginning the activity, be sure you have read The Catcher in the Rye Chapters 1-6. 2. For this activity you are going to need a blank piece of paper and something to draw with: crayons, colored pencils, markers, whatever you have at home. You will use this drawing in our Zoom meeting on Friday! 3. Create a drawing where you represent one recurring element from Salinger's novel. Remember, a motif can be a word, phrase, image, or idea. You can consider colors, items, articles of clothing, pieces of place or setting, repeated words or phrases, etc. You will want the drawing to take up as much of the paper as possible so that we can see it in our meeting. 4. Click add 5. Take a photo of your drawing. 6. upload your picture 7. Use the mic to record your audio. Tell me why you believe this motif is significant in the novel and why you think the author chooses to draw attention to it through repeated use. 8. When you are finished, click the check and upload to seesaw Don't forget to bring your drawing to our Zoom meeting on Friday. You will hold it up so that is what we see when you enter the meeting! See you then!

9th Grade, 11th Grade, 10th Grade, English Language Arts
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