The Catcher in the Rye: Narrative Writing
The Catcher in the Rye: Narrative Writing

Date Issued: 2013/10/10

Date Due: 2013/10/29

Area of interaction focus
Which area of interaction will be our focus? Why have we chosen this? | | Significant concept(s)
What are the big ideas? What do we want our students to retain for years into the future? |
Areas of Interaction & Interdisciplinary Links * Health and Social Education | The focus will be on understanding ourselves—
including issues such as personal
management, self-esteem and
growing up. |
| | ConceptsBy relating to -or contrasting ourselves with-fictional characters we can learn more about ourselves and the text. |
| MYP Unit Question | |
| Guiding QuestionsAs humans, how do we understand ourselves in relation to making choices, valuing ourselves and growing up? | |

Ask Description
Write a narrative piece of writing from the point of view of another character from The Catcher in the Rye.

Criterion A: Content (receptive and productive)
Maximum: 10
How well can the student:
* understand and analyse language, content, structure, meaning and significance of both familiar and previously unseen oral, written and visual texts?
* compare and contrast works, and connect themes across and within genres?
* analyse the effects of the author’s choices on an audience?
* express an informed and independent response to literary and non-literary texts?
* compose pieces that apply appropriate literary and/or non-literary features to serve the context and intention?
* apply language A terminology in context?
Achievement level | Level descriptor | Task Specific Criteria |
0 | The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below. | |
1–2 | The student demonstrates very limited understanding of the text and topic, and little or no awareness of the author’s choices. There is little or no detail, development or support.In...