OUTSIDER NOVEL ASSIGNMENT SHEET

 

 

CREATE A TIMELINE

Create a timeline that will be presented as a synopsis of events from each chapter written on a line with a small illustration and caption. For example:

Chapter One - Ponyboy gets jumped by Socs (draw an illustration of this event), create one for each chapter in the novel. In total, you should have 12 entries for your timeline.

 

 

Due: February 28

 

 


WANTED POSTER

View real wanted poster and discuss its elements.

Create a wanted poster for Ponyboy or Johnny. Include a drawing of the boy, a description and the reason for which they are wanted. Drawings should be in pencil and must employ the smudging technique. These should resemble a police drawing.

 

 

Due: January 30

 

 


STAY GOLD

Find the dictionary definition of gold and the information.

How is the word "gold" used in the novel? Who or what does it refer to?

Create a journal entry on the above questions. Be sure to provide proof (examples from the novel) to support your ideas.

 

Due: February 9

 

 


GANG RESEARCH

Create a journal entry researching “gangs”. Focus on these three specific areas:

- The importance of being in a gang
- The significance of being in a gang
- The dangers faced or posed by gangs

Information can come from:

- books, magazines, newspapers, Internet trusted website

 

Due: February 20

 

 

 


Test Dates

 

 

Chp. 1-4                                                                    Thursday Jan. 26

 

Chp. 5-8                                                                    Thursday Feb. 9

 

Chp. 9-12                                                                 Wed. Feb. 24