**To be used after reading and analyzing The Outsiders
This is a step-by-step packet that you can print and give to students that will guide them through the process of writing a literary analysis essay on The Outsiders. Students will have a choice to either analyze the author's use of point of view or symbolism throughout the novel. Then, students will have to connect point of view or symbolism to theme.
This is a higher-level assignment that has been scaffolded down so that each students has the ability to complete it. Every sentence has been broken down for students so that they all can feel successful!