In this zip file there are 3 activities that can be used to introduce the novel, The Outsiders. You can use them as 3 separate lessons or mix them together as you see fit for your classroom!
1. The Outsiders Introduction Prezi
This Prezi includes an introduction to the Socs and Greasers, information about the 1960’s, slang terms that come up in the novel, and topics/themes that develop that the students should be on the lookout for.
2. The Outsiders Introduction Gallery Walk
This activity introduces students to the way in which we interact with others and how our identity (actions and speech) may change due to our personal experiences and who we are interacting with.
3. Author Biography: S.E. Hinton
This is a non-fiction reading activity where students can learn more about the author with comprehension and reflection questions about the text they read.