This packet is intended to be used throughout the entirety of The Outsiders. It features 30 vocabulary words from the novel.
The words are broken into chunks of five, and each one has the sentence or quote from the book, as well as space for students to write down the definition.
The second half of the packet is an answer key, with all of the definitions printed in red.
(you may use the definitions provided, make up your own, or have students look them up in a dictionary)
Here are the 30 words featured in the packet:
ch. 1-2 slouch, madras, smarting, incredulous, nonchalantly
ch. 3-4 gallantly, tension, unceasingly, ruefully, hoodlum
ch. 5-6 trademark, sullenly, elude, conviction, hysterics
ch. 7-8 griped, racket, contemptuously, falter, ornery
ch. 9-10 wisecrack, reformatory, agony, stupor, stricken
ch. 11-12 bewildered, acquitted, flinch, absentminded, ached