This vocabulary unit plan for S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders contains chapter handouts that utilize several types of vocabulary exercises to help students learn difficult words found in the popular novel. There are 20+ handouts included that are ready to copy and distribute to students. Teacher answer keys are included. These handouts are great to help students preview and learn new vocabulary words before they start reading or as they are reading chapters in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders. Activities include crossword puzzles, fill-in the blank activities, and context clues worksheets. Other than chapters 11-12, there is one of each type of worksheet for each chapter (one context clues activity, one crossword puzzle activity, and one fill-in the blank activity per chapter).