This assessment is to be used after reading chapters 5-8 of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. It was created to specifically align to the following common core standards:
RL.8.1 Cite textual evidence
RL.8.2 Theme relationship to setting
RL.8.3 Analyze affect of dialogue or incidents
L.8.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative Language
Rl.8.6. Analyze how differences in point of view create humor or suspense.
RL.8.10 Understand grade appropriate texts.
Students will need to understand:
The plot of the story
How to infer
How to select textual evidence to support answers
How to determine the meaning of figurative language
How to identify a theme
How to identify differences in point of view
How dialogue propels action, reveals character traits, or provokes a decision