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THE OUTSIDERS Unit Novel Study (S.E. Hinton) - Literature Guide

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Our Outsiders Unit Teaching Package has 169+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.

NOVEL: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
LEVEL: middle school (junior high), high school (secondary)
TOTAL: 169 slides/pages in lesson plan unit
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included



* Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit.
* Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities in the classroom.

··· Google Earth Introduction Tour
- Ponyboy's House, the Drive-in Theatre, and the playground where they get jumped...they even get to see some of it in 3D zoomed in to the street view. It's rockin awesome.
- 8-location 3D tour across Oklahoma
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9

··· Pre-reading Bias Intro Activity
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 1-page activity
- 10-slide PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer (answer key included)
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Character Organizer
- analyze the main characters
- 2-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3

··· Conflict Organizer
- analyze the 6 types of conflict
- 2-page organizer (answer key included)
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Setting Organizer
- analyze 6 of the main settings
- 2-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Slang Used in the Novel
- discuss the definitions of all the slang
- 2-page organizer (answer key included)
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Independent vs. Subordinate Clauses
- practices the difference between the 2 different types of clauses
- 2 pages
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.1a; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.1b

··· Sentence Structures
- practices the difference between the 4 different types of sentence structures: Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex
- compelling bottle-smashing practice PowerPoint game
- 5 pages & 31 slides
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.1a; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.1b

··· 12 Comprehension Pop Quizzes
- a 5-question pop quiz per chapter (answer keys included)
- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.10

··· Vocabulary List & Rumbles (Quizzes)
- 3 20-word lists & exercises
- 3 quizzes (Rumbles) (answer keys included)
- 2 versions: one with definitions & words matching and one which requires students to with the traditional match definition with the word and one which requires students to recognize the meaning of the word and how it fits in a sentence from the novel
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Poem Study - "Nothing Gold Can Stay"
- 1-page handout
- Students study the poem and its meaning in our novel
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Sodapop's Cake Recipe Non-fiction Doc
- Information Document Recipe
- 1-page document (answer key included)
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7

··· Drive-In Movie Theatres Non-fiction Doc
- Information Document Movie Times
- 1-page document (answer key included)
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7

··· Subject & Verb Agreement PowerPoint
- Teaches agreement rules using lines from text
- 15-slide PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L2

··· Subject & Verb Agreement Worksheets
- Assesses agreement rules using lines from text
- 2-page Worksheet (answer key included)
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L2

··· Quickwrite Journal Writing Prompts
- 10 Writing Prompts PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

··· Movie vs. Novel Comparison
- compare and contrast the movie and novel
- 2-page group comparison
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· 3 Essay Topics & Rubrics
- 3 essay options for students to choose from (Narrative, Persuasive, Response to Literature)
- Includes essay grading rubrics
- 6-page bundle
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

NOTE: These files have been updated to include both the PowerPoint Show and the customizable .ppt file.

Enjoy The Outsiders! And Stay Golden!



> OUTSIDERS Unit Teaching Package (by S.E. Hinton)

> PreReading Bias Activity
> Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
> Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> Character Organizer - Wanted Poster
> Setting Graphic Organizer - Physical & Emotional
> 34 Slang Phrases - Spraypaint Graffiti
> 12 Pop Quizzes (5 comprehension questions per chapter)
> Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
> Vocabulary List & Quiz w/ Answer Keys
> Poem Study - Nothing Gold Can Stay
> Sodapop's Cake Recipe - Non-Fiction Docs
> Drive-In Movie Times - Non-Fiction Docs
> Subjects and Verbs - Grammar Agreement Package
> Phrases, Clauses and Sentence Types Activity and PowerPoint
> Google Earth Introduction Tour
> Essay Topics & Grading Rubrics
> Movie vs. Novel Comparison


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