The Outsiders: Novel Study

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The greasers and Socs, both gangs in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders, came from opposite sides of the tracks, yet seemed to live in two different worlds. Scholars answer comprehension questions, create alliterations, and work with vocabulary words as they read about how the two gangs address their differences.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss social grouping past and present 
  • Have class members write a journal entry about the cliques in their school
Classroom Considerations

  • Contains only a preview of the full novel study
  • Novel ncludes some content that may be controversial (language, violence, adult themes)
Pros

  • Offers a self-reflection section where students think about themselves and their qualities
  • Addresses both synonyms and antonyms of vocabulary words
Cons

  • None