Within your group, there will be four roles: the biographer, literary
critic, the historian and the teenager. Each of you will become an expert in your area and
report your results to your group. Keep in mind you are sharing important
information; therefore, make sure you understand and have grasped the
information well enough to share it with your group members. Once you have
shared your information you will be an expert in not only your role but in
the others as well. Your group will be assigned one side of the argument as to whether or not
The Catcher in the Rye should be taught to high school students.
Now, you are now ready to debate your side of the argument and convince me to either
keep or trash Holden.