The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is a classic that is read in middle and high schools across the country. The story is set in Oklahoma in the 1960s, and the slang used in the novel can be confusing for students. Using this worksheet, students are able to make connections between informal language used in the novel and the informal language used today. By discussing and understanding the slang used, teachers can help students comprehend more of what they read all while helping them see the characters through a 1960s lens.