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Introduce S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders with a bell work journal that asks class members to define loyalty. Key words (patience, unity, honesty, caring, etc.), drawn from their musings, are posted around the room, and groups search for examples in magazines and illustrate this key word. The closing discussion focuses on how participants see examples of loyalty in their family, friends, school, and community.