Teacher Guide

The Outsiders Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Throughout the study of The Outsiders, students with disabilities should have the option of using dictation software for writing assignments, and text-to-speech software for reading assignments.

On Day 1, the "Social Context" activity utilizes internet research and requires the use of presentation technology, such as Pinterest, Prezi, or PowerPoint.

On Day 2, the activity "Writing the Curtis Family" would benefit from access to computers.

On Days 3 and 4, the "Podcasting" activity requires the use of audio recording and sound editing technology.

Day 4's "S.E. Hinton and the Young Adult Novel" requires internet research and could benefit from some...

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