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The story of the life of Stanley Tookie Williams, the founder of the Crips, a Los Angeles gang, and later an anti-gang activist and children's author, is the focus of a resource that asks readers to ponder the question of whether or not...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Outsiders: Identity, the Individual, and the Group
New ReviewS.E. Hinton's The Outsiders is the anchor text in a unit that asks readers to reflect on their own identity, their place in their family, in groups with which they identify, and in school.
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Danny Responds to Conflict (Chapter 5, "The Longest Day")
As they continue to read Eagle Song, learners further develop their reading comprehension skills while working collaboratively with their peers. Following a similar format to previous lessons in this unit, the teacher reads aloud the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Outsiders , discussion
Keep Ponyboy, Darry, Dally, and all the other characters straight in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders by taking down notes on the graphic organizer provided here. Also included are discussion questions for before and after reading that you...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gangs and Clicks... Are They One In the Same?
Students compare gangs and cliques. In this comparison instructional activity, students prepare to read the book, The Outsiders, by making a Venn diagram comparing gangs and cliques. They brainstorm ideas about the two groups which they...
7th - 9th English Language Arts