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
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
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
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
Chp. 1-4 Thursday Jan. 26
Chp. 5-8 Thursday Feb. 9
Chp. 9-12 Wed. Feb. 24