Have your students take a quiz, a la Seventeen Magazine style, to find out which character from The Outsiders they are most like! Print off quiz or project on a smart board. Ten questions with descriptive results. Fun side activity to do when
Dinner Menu for any novel; great for a culminating project! Students pick from "Starters," "Desserts," and "Main" assignments that vary in point value. They can pick and choose (at least one from each category) to build up to their 100 points.
Chart to compare the good and bad qualities demonstrated by the epic hero, Odysseus from The Odyssey. There is space at the bottom where the student reflects on whether they believe Odysseus to be heroic leader he is made out to be.
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies