Individuality Essay Titles For The Outsiders

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1 The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Chapter Choices Charts and AssignmentsNote: You must choose assignments from a minimum of 2 of the following learning styles: visual/spatial, expressive, reflective, logical, musical. This project will also include a learning style reflection.

2 Chapter Choices Learning Style Ch. 1-2 Character Identities (due 4/25)
Perspective(due 4/29)Ch. 5-6Divided Communities(due 5/2)Ch. 7-8Individuality and Innocence(due 5/6)Ch. 9-10Family(due 5/9)ChSacrifice and Empathy(due 5/13)FINALCHOICE(due 5/16)Visual/SpatialCharacter Connection DrawingMultiple Perspective IllustrationDivided Community IllustrationIndividuality and Innocence Illustration and ComparisonFamily Movie PosterSacrifice or EmpathyTown Diagram or Board GameExpressiveCharacter ConnectionPoemScene Re-Write“Hair” PoemBiography PoemFamily “Word Cloud” CollageSacrifice or Empathy Poem10 Diary EntriesReflectiveShort EssayCompare/Contrast Greaser & SocPerspectives“Dear Abby” Advice ColumnCharacter Diary EntryPonyboy and YOU” Family ComparisonImpactful Event Journal EntryEssay: What is “Gold” to you?LogicalCharacter Identity MapPerspective DefenseWeighing the Pros and ConsCharacter Twitter feed or Facebook PagePonyboy and YOU DOUBLE BUBBLECharacter InterviewTV News Report orEditorialMusicalCharacter "Theme Song"Perspective SongDivided Communities SongIndividuality SongFamily SongSacrifice/ EmpathyNovel Song Playlist

3 Chapter 1-2 Character Connection Drawing
DIRECTIONSIllustrate a picture of yourself next to a character from the novel.Include at least 3 characteristics that make you similar to or different from the character of your choice.Title the drawing.Cite the text evidence at the bottom of your drawing.Illustrations must be colored and demonstrate an effort to depict the similarities or differences between you and the character.Back to Chart

4 Chapter 1-2 Character Connection Poem
Which one of the characters in the novel do you connect with most? Why? Or, is there a character who you feel is your exact opposite? DIRECTIONS: -Write a poem about your connection with one of the characters in the novel. -Include at least 3 traits that you both share, or that make you opposites. -Consider the elements of a poem (they often contain figurative language and a rhyme scheme). -Cite and explain textual evidence (include page #) of your chosen character’s traits at the end of the poem.Back to Chart

5 Chapter 1-2 Character Connection Short Essay
Which one of the characters in the novel do you connect with most? Why? Or, is there a character who you feel is your exact opposite?DIRECTIONS:Write a short essay response (3-5 paragraphs) about your connection with one of the characters in the novel.Include at least 3 traits that you both share, or that make you opposites.Cite the text evidence of your chosen character’s traits.Follow the provided RUBRIC for exemplary writing.Back to Chart

6 Chapter 1-2 Character Connection Identity Map
Directions:Choose a character from The Outsiders and write his or her name in the center of this paper.Starting from the name and working your way out, write words, phrases, and anything else that defines the character and his or her identity. Consider adding illustrations, symbols and use color. Get creative! Remember that identity can include the activities he/she enjoys, his/her family, his/her friends, the groups he/she belongs to, his/her beliefs, and even how s/he dresses. (Refer back to your own identity map if needed).Be sure to cite text evidence and include at least 5 elements of your characters identity.Back to Chart

7 Chapter 1-2 Character Connection “Theme Song”
DIRECTIONS:Give title of song and name of the artist.Include a minimum of one paragraph summary .Explain how the song connects to the character of your choice.Provide textual evidence by citing and explaining at least two quotes from the book (with page number) to support your connection to the song.Provide a copy of lyrics.Note: Song choice must be school appropriate with clean lyrics. Please get your song approved before proceeding.Back to Chart

8 Chapter 3-4 Multiple Perspective Illustration
DIRECTIONSIllustrate a sunset from two perspectives.Title the drawing.Provide a caption with drawing with a quote from the reading that connects to this dual perspective.Be sure to color illustrations.Demonstrate an effort to show the theme: Multiple Perspectives.Back to Chart

9 Chapter 3-4 Multiple Perspective Scene Rewrite
This story is told from Ponyboy’s perspective. It’s almost like we are sitting in a room with him when he tells us the story. This technique allows the reader to become intimately acquainted with Ponyboy’s character and he shares with us his most private and personal feelings and perspectives about the events and characters in the narrative. DIRECTIONS: -Re-write the scene from the drive-in movie from Dallas’ or Cherry’s perspective. (What do you think was going through Cherry’s mind when she was being harassed by Dally? Or why was Dally choosing to harass her?). -Make sure that your scene matches the plot of the novel. -Include plenty of details to connect the story to the readers and paint a picture of what’s happening. - See this RUBRIC for information about how the re-write is scored.Back to Chart

10 Chapter 3-4 Multiple Perspective Compare/Contrast Greaser & Soc Perspectives
DIRECTIONSPick an event so far in the novel in which both the Greasers and the Socs are present (Ponyboy walking home from the movies, the drive in etc.)Make a list to compare and contrast the perspectives of the Socs and the Greasers in your chosen sceneInclude at least 3 perspectives from each sideCite at least 3 quotes from the novelBack to Chart

11 Chapter 3-4 Multiple Perspective “Perspective Defense”
DIRECTIONSThe novel is written from Ponyboy’s, a Greaser’s, perspective. Pick a scene from our reading thus far and defend the actions of the Socs from their perspectiveShould be at least two(2) paragraphsShould include at least 3 quotes from the novelSee this RUBRIC for information about exemplary writing.Back to Chart

12 Chapter 3-4 Multiple Perspective Song choice
DirectionsTitle of song and name of the artistMinimum of one paragraph summaryExplains how the song connects to the theme of multiple perspectivesCites at least one quote from the book that supports your connection to the songLink to song or copy of lyricsSong choice is school appropriate with clean lyrics and no innuendos. Please get your song approved before proceeding.Back to Chart

13 Chapter 5-6 Divided community Illustration
DIRECTIONSIllustrate a scene from the novel that depicts the divided communityTitle the drawingCaption with drawing with a quote from the book, be sure to correctly cite the text evidence.Illustrations must be colored and demonstrate an effort to depict theBack to Chart

14 Chapter 5-6 Divided community "Hair” Poem
DIRECTIONSChoice 1: Hair is a very important element of being a Greaser. Write a poem about the importance of dark, greased back hair in the 1950s. What did it symbolize? What happens if someone cuts their hair off?Choice 2: Write a poem about something in TODAY’S culture that has a significance similar to that of the Greaser’s hair in the novel.Back to Chart

15 Chapter 5-6 Divided community “Dear Abby”
DIRECTIONSWrite a letter to the advice columnist, Abby, as if you were one of the characters in the novel.Pick a problem that arises in the storyline and ask “Abby” for advicePretend you are “Abby” and write a response, offering a solution to the novelInclude at least one citation from the textThe column should be at least one handwritten page or one half typed page- See this RUBRIC for information about exemplary writing.Back to Chart

16 Chapter 5-6 Divided community Pros and Cons
DIRECTIONS: Johnny must decide whether or not to turn himself in... -List the reason FOR and the reasons AGAINST doing this. -Cite at least one(1) PRO and one CON mentioned in the novel -Include at least two(2) of your own reasons. -State which reason you think is the most compelling. -Explain the other alternatives Johnny might have had. -Argue whether or not Johnny made the right choice in 3-5 sentences.Back to Chart

17 Chapter 5-6 Divided community Song
DIRECTIONS:Title of song and name of the artistMinimum of one paragraph summaryExplains how the song connects to the theme of DIVIDED COMMUNITIESCites at least one quote from the book that supports your connection to the songLink to song or copy of lyricsSong choice is school appropriate with clean lyrics and no innuendos. Please get your song approved before proceeding.Back to Chart

18 Chapter 7-8 Individuality and Innocence Graphic
DIRECTIONSIllustrate a scene from the novel that depicts the theme of individuality or innocenceTitle the drawingCaption with drawing with a quote from the book, be sure to correctly cite the text evidence.Illustrations must be colored and demonstrate an effort to depict theBack to Chart

19 Chapter 7-8 Individuality and Innocence Biography Poem
DIRECTIONS:Write a biographical poem of Ponyboy.Choice 1: Incorporate his struggle to be an individual within the GreasersChoice 2: Include ways that he has lost his innocenceBack to Chart

20 Chapter 7-8 Individuality and Innocence Diary Entry
DIRECTIONSWrite a diary entry from the perspective of a character of your choiceThe entry should be at least a page handwritten or a half page typedInclude the themes INDIVIDUALITY and Loss of NNOCENCE in the entryRefer to a specific event that has occurred in the novelCite at least 2 quotes from the text.See this RUBRIC for more information about exemplary writingBack to Chart

21 Chapter 7-8 Individuality and Innocence TWITTER Feed
DIRECTIONS -Create a twitter feed of one of the characters detailing the events at the hospital and leading up to the rumble. -Include a picture(drawing or photo) of the character who is tweeting -Include a short character bio -Must have at least 5 tweets -Must have at least two “re-tweets” or responses from other characters -Must include at least 3 citations from the book -Must include at least one statement about the individuality or loss of innocence for the character who is tweetingBack to Chart

22 Chapter 7-8 Individuality and Innocence Song
DIRECTIONS:Title of song and name of the artistMinimum of one paragraph summaryExplains how the song connects to the theme of INDIVIDUALITY or INNOCENCECites at least one quote from the book that supports your connection to the songLink to song or copy of lyricsSong choice is school appropriate with clean lyrics and no innuendos. Please get your song approved before proceeding.Back to Chart

23 Chapter 9-10 Family Graphic
Illustrate a scene from the novel that depicts the theme of familyTitle the drawingCaption with drawing with a quote from the book, be sure to correctly cite the text evidence.Illustrations must be colored and demonstrate an effort to depict the themeBack to Chart

24 Chapter 9-10 Family Word Collage
Directions:On a digital document or blank sheet of paper create a word cloud collage of words, phrases, and quotes from The Outsiders that describe Ponyboy’s family.Include a minimum of 50 wordsThe entire page should be coveredCite at least 3 quotes from the book.Should be eye-catching and neatBack to Chart

25 Chapter 9-10 Family Ponyboy and You
DIRECTIONSWrite a one page reflection comparing your family to Ponyboy’s family.What do your families have in common?What is different about them?Include at least five citations from the textSee this RUBRIC for more information about exemplary writingBack to Chart

26 Chapter 9-10 Family “Ponyboy and you” Double Bubble
DIRECTIONSCreate a Double Bubble Map of Ponyboy’s family and yours.Include the members of both families and detail what makes your families different and what they have in common.Must include at least 5 text citationsBack to Chart

27 Chapter 9-10 Family Song Back to Chart DIRECTIONS
Title of song and name of the artistMinimum of one paragraph summaryExplains how the song connects to the theme of FAMILYCites at least one quote from the book that supports your connection to the songLink to song or copy of lyricsSong choice is school appropriate with clean lyrics and no innuendos. Please get your song approved before proceeding.Back to Chart

28 Chapter 11-12 Sacrifice and Empathy Graphic
DIRECTIONSIllustrate a scene from the novel that depicts the theme of sacrifice and/or empathyTitle the drawingCaption with drawing with a quote from the book, be sure to correctly cite the text evidence.Illustrations must be colored and demonstrate an effort to depict the theme.Back to Chart

29 Chapter 11-12 Sacrifice and Empathy Poem
DIRECTIONSWrite a poem about a moment in the novel when one of the characters exemplifies sacrifice or empathy.Include at least 1 citationBack to Chart

30 Chapter 11-12 Sacrifice and Empathy Impactful Event Journal Entry
DIRECTIONSWrite a one-page journal entry about an impactful event in your life and compare it to the events that happened in Ponyboy’s life.Questions to consider:Have you ever lost a dear friend or family member?Has anyone ever made sacrifices for you?Has there ever been a divide in your community, family, or group of friends?See this RUBRIC for more information about exemplary writingBack to Chart

31 Chapter 11-12 Sacrifice and Empathy Character Interview
DIRECTIONS: -Pretend you are a reporter conducting an interview with one of the Greasers -Write a one page “Interview” including your questions and the Greaser’s answers -Consider “asking questions” about -Dally’s sacrifice -Johnny’s sacrifice -The feelings of the Greaser being interviewed -Include at least 3 text citations See this RUBRIC for more information about exemplary writingBack to Chart

32 Chapter 11-12 Sacrifice and Empathy Song
DIRECTIONS:Title of song and name of the artistMinimum of one paragraph summaryExplains how the song connects to the themes of either SACRIFICE or EMPATHYCites at least one quote from the book that supports your connection to the songLink to song or copy of lyricsSong choice is school appropriate with clean lyrics and no innuendos. Please get your song approved before proceeding.Back to Chart

33 Final Graphic Back to Chart
Cartoon strip, Children’s Book, or ZOOBURSTDemonstrates an understanding of the chosen themeIncludes no less than 10 slides, pages, or boxes if it isEach illustration is captionedCites text evidenceBack to Chart

34 Final Expressive Back to Chart
10 Diary entries from the perspective of a character of your choice, detailing the events of the novels and any reflections that character might have.Cites text evidence at the end of the documentFollows the RUBRIC for style, conventions, focus, content, and organizationBack to Chart

35 Final Reflective Back to Chart Essay: What is “GOLD” to you?
Follows writing RUBRICCites text evidence(at least 5)Back to Chart

36 Final Logical Back to Chart TV News Report or Editorial CHOICES:
The RumbleThe FireObituary for a character’s deathOR Create a town diagram with text evidenceHard copy or digitalBack to Chart

37 Final Playlist Back to Chart
Create a playlist of 10 songs that would coincide with the themes and events of the novel.Each song choice should include:Title of song and name of the artistA summary explaining how the song connects to the novel and its themes.At least one citation from the book that supports your connection to the songLink to song or copy of lyricsSong choice is school appropriate with clean lyrics and no innuendos. Please get your song approved before proceeding.Back to Chart

Essay on The Outsiders

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The Outsiders The title of the story is The Outsiders. S.E. Hinton wrote it. Dell Publishing published the book. The main characters include Ponyboy, Darry, Soadapop, Dally Winston, Johnny, Cherry, Two-Bit, and Marcia.

This story is about a guy names Ponyboy who is a “greaser”, a member of a group of lower-class youths who wear their hair long and greasy, wear jeans and ripped-up T-shirt, and are at odds with the rich-kid bullies known as the “Socs”, shorter name for socials. One day, as Ponyboy is walking home from a movie, he is jumper and beaten by a gang of Socs. At the last minute, his gang of greasers (including his brothers Darry and Sodapop, who raised Ponyboy now that their parents are dead,) the hardened hood Dally…show more content…

Then Ponyboy runs out the door, finds Johnny, and goes to the park. There, however, the two young greasers run into randy and bob, with a huge group of their Socs friends. One of the Socs friends hold pony boy’s head under a cold water fountain, and Ponyboy blacks out. When he comes to, he is lying on the ground next to Johnny. The bloody corps of bob is next to them. To save Ponyboy, Johnny had to kill bob.

Terrified and confused, the two greasers hurry to find Dally, the one person the think can help them. Dally sends them with a gun and some money to an abandoned church near Windrixvill, where they hide out for a week, they cut their hair to disguise their appearances. After a week, dally comes to check on them, and says that since bob died, the Socs and the greasers have become worse then ever, a giant rumble is to be held the next night to settle the matters once and for all. Cherry feels responsible for the whole problem, acted as a spy for the greasers. Johnny surprises Dally by declaring his intention to go back to Tulsa and turn himself in. Dally drives them back, but as they leave, the notice that the church has caught on fire and it had a large group of schoolchildren inside. Ponyboy and Johnny rush inside the church to save the children. Just when they get the last child through the window, the roof caves in and Ponyboy blacks out again.

This time when Ponyboy wakes up he’s in an ambulance. IN the hospital he

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