The Outsiders - LitChart. Author Bio Full Name: Susan Eloise Hinton Pen Name: S.
E. Hinton Date of Birth: July 22, 1948 Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma Brief Life Story: S. Key Facts Full Title: The Outsiders Genre: Young adult fiction Setting: Tulsa, Oklahoma Climax: The deaths of Johnny and Dally Protagonist: Ponyboy Antagonists: The Socs Point of View: First person Historical and Literary Context When Written: 1964-5 Where Written: Tulsa, Oklahoma When Published: 1967 Literary Period: Modern American Related Literary Works: Hinton wrote The Outsiders in part because she wanted to read a book like it. Related Historical Events: The book reflects the growing disillusionment and social stratification Americans experienced during the 1960s. Extra Credit Could a girl write this? The Outsiders - activities. Overview: The Outsiders, by S.E.
Hinton, is a coming of age story centered around the life of Ponyboy Curtis, his brother Darryl and Sodapop, and their group of buddies, the greasers. Ponyboy, the narrator, becomes a very different person at the end of the novel as the events of his life change him in positive and negative ways. This unit of study will look at The Outsiders as well as supporting poetry and non-fiction text. Introduction: Introducing the Outsiders Ponyboy is fourteen, tough and confused, yet sensitive behind his bold front. For each section, the introductory page will list all of the assignments and have links to each of them. Introductory Section Assignments.
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The+Outsiders+study+guide. Novel+Unit. Outsiders_chapter_review. The Outsiders Lesson Plans. Introductory Lecture S.E.
Hinton was still in high school when she wrote The Outsiders, first published in 1967. An immediate sensation, the novel is now considered the best-selling young adult novel of all time. Its realistic portrayal of teenage life—drawn from Hinton’s experience at a high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma—stood in marked contrast to the light, shallow young adult fiction of the day.
Audiences responded, and The Outsiders changed the genre. The Outsiders centers on the violent rivalry between two high school social groups: popular, well-to-do students and poor, unpopular students who are considered “lower class.” Hinton weaves a narrative fraught with tension and drama; the action is nonstop from the moment early in the book when the Socs jump Ponyboy on his way home from the movies. Robert Frost’s poem, “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” is developed as a central motif in the novel. MichaelaTheOutsiders. Outsiders_LP. HSINZ.T2.TG.Outsiders. The outsiders - novel study. 08Sabrina-Block-Outsiders. Using Web 2.0 Tools to Teach The Outsider - Teaching English in the Digital Age. Teaching The Outsiders - Some Novel Ideas. It was a tough day in language arts class today.
I showed "The Outsiders" today. There are so many things that make this day bittersweet each year. First of all, Patrick Swayze is no longer with us. The boys all look so young and invincible in the movie, and now one of them is dead. That's hard to take. But, I digress. As I have previously posted, I use guided inquiry as the base for all of my units of study. 1. 2. After introducing the guiding questions, we do a peer relationships opinionaire. The book can be split up easily: six sets of two chapters. Another great activity to do with this book/unit is a grid activity I've adapted from the wonderful book Speaking Volumes: How To Get Students Discussing Books and Much More by Barry Gilmore (Heinemann, 2006).
Tomorrow, we're writing six word memoirs on peer relations, using this book as our guide: Thanks to Anne at Read...Write...Talk for turning me onto this book and activity. I'll try to post some of these next week, too. S. E. Hinton. |Biography and Background| |The Outsiders| |Tex| Biography and Background.
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