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Resources for Teaching The Outsiders

Embedded in the links below are a wealth of tools for teaching the novel.

S. E. Hinton Web English Teacher - A variety of links to plans and activities for The Outsiders. Some, although not all, are very good and "outside the box".

Outsiders Webquest - Students are asked "serve as jurors", take different perspectives, and argue their perspectives in the murder trial. Includes a two page writing assignment.

SHMOOP - We Speak Student - Everything from Audio Interviews with the author to bios of the author to suggested movies and music which fit the theme. Excellent resource site.

Student Choice Activities -  A variety of activities, some at low levels and some at high, related to The Outsiders.


B. Michael Caudill Middle School
Madison County Schools
1428 Robert R. Martin ByPass
Richmond, KY 40475