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Recently updated with a fun anime-style illustration of the characters.
This PowerPoint serves as an in-depth and engaging way to introduce your students to The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.
The presentation contains several sections
Notes for the teacher
Preview of Literary Concepts
Connections to Students' Prior Knowledge
Background of the Novel
Photos of 1960s Tulsa, Oklahoma (the setting)
Overview of the Literary Concepts in the novel: Genre, Setting, Plot, Themes, Point of View, Symbolism
Overview of Characters
Overview of the Plot of the Story
Connections to the Real World
Suggested Assignments and Projects
Quiz with Answer Key
Depending on your teaching style and how much you elaborate and embellish, this PowerPoint introduction to The Outsiders could take anywhere from thirty minutes to an hour. When I use it, it takes an entire class period of fifty minutes. I have students take detailed notes in their notebooks. They are allowed to use the notes on the quiz. I also grade their notebooks at the end of each grading term.
The slides are on simple white or black backgrounds.
The presentation is 100% editable. You can change it to suit your needs.
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Created by Steve and Christine Gipson