Day 1

The Outsiders Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Talk Show

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play


    Students will be able to: BR[]*Examine the relationships in I[The Outsiders] in a fun and familiar manner, and BR[]*Articulate the similarities and differences in the book's relationships.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.1


    Introduce yourself as a talk-show host (you can parody or take the role of an existing talk-show host—Jerry Springer, Ellen DeGeneres, etc.). You are here today to interview the members of the Soc and greaser gangs about the events of this evening.

    Select six student volunteers to be different...

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