The Outsiders Plot Diagram Assignment - Analyzing Plot Structure

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The Outsiders plot diagram assignment includes a ready-to-use template for students to write what happens in the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. This is a useful assignment for students to show their understanding of plot structure using a story arc template. Also included is a detailed answer key that outlines the key moments of the plot in each of the areas of the plot diagram.

Included in The Outsiders Plot Diagram Resource:

➡️ The Plot Diagram Template: Students can use this eye-catching plot diagram template to keep track of the major plot events that occur in The Outsiders. There are lines provided in each of the five plot elements: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.

➡️ The Plot Diagram Template Answer Key: The included answer key outlines the important moments of the plot that fall within each of the plot elements. This answer key is a useful tool for class review or grading the completed assignment.

What Teachers Are Saying About The Outsiders Plot Diagram Resource:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My students really enjoyed this. It fostered some GREAT discussion and writing. They were able to visualize the forward movement of the novel as we read and filled in the lines. I will use this again next year!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Perfect plot line! I enlarged and laminated it. The students used post-it notes to explain the different parts as we read the story!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This resource was very helpful to my 7th-grade students. Thank you for creating it!

>>>This resource is included in my unit plan for the novel!

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