OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle

OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle
OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle
OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle
OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle
OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle
OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle
OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle
OUTSIDERS - Novel Study Resource Bundle
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The Outsiders - Novel Study Resource Bundle - SAVE OVER 30%! (CCSS Aligned)

This bundle includes:

The Outsiders – Novel Study Introductory PowerPoint – Introduction to the 1960s

A multimedia PowerPoint presentation to introduce S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders. Students are introduced to the 1960's by exploring some of the pop culture references made within the novel - from madras shirts to Paul Newman. The presentation includes links to the music of the era - including videos of Elvis Presley and the Beatles. Through this presentation, students have a greater understanding of the setting of the novel and what life must have been like for Ponyboy and the rest of the greasers in the early 1960's in Tulsa.

The Outsiders - Chapter Summaries, Pre-Reading Activities, & Writing/Discussion Questions

Chapter summaries, pre-reading activities, and writing/discussion questions for each chapter of S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders.

The Outsiders – Vocabulary List, Definitions, Student Worksheets & Test

A 13-page vocabulary packet which includes:

*** a list of 60 vocabulary words organized by chapter
*** printable student worksheets
*** an answer key with definitions
*** a complete 3 page vocabulary test based on the listed words

The Outsiders - Writing Task - Newspaper Article - Point of View

To better understand literary point of view and the elements and stylistic features of a newspaper article, students write about the fire in Windrixville as if they are a reporter on the scene.

Included in this document:

*** Task sheet for students with instructions and expectations
*** Assessment rubric (IB MYP friendly)
*** Elements of a newspaper article mini-lesson
*** Student newspaper article checklist
*** Nine student samples in colour for students to use as exemplars - also having students assess and moderate other student work and come up with a consensus for grading is a great activity in itself!

The Outsiders - Student Projects / Summative Tasks

The following 11 activities are designed as long-range student projects or summative tasks for a unit based on S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders.

These projects will stimulate in-depth analysis of plot and character. They also provide practice in other higher level thinking skills through creative writing, research, and summarizing.

Tasks have been selected which will appeal to students of various ability levels and interests. These projects also appeal to a variety of learning styles.

Guidelines for the tasks are deliberately open-ended allowing you to adjust such things as page length and project scope to fit your class needs.

The Outsiders – Summative Task – Literary Essay

Included within this ready-to-print document:

*** Task sheet for students - essay expectations - five essay topics to choose from
*** Tips for embedding and integrating quotations from text
*** Assessment rubric: 1. Content 2. Organization 3. Style and Language Usage (IB MYP friendly)
*** Expectations and sample of essay outline
*** Student partner checklist for essay outline



Everything you need to teach a unit on The Outsiders. Common Core (CCSS.ELA) Aligned.

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Total Pages
74 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 months
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