An outsiders view of nothing gold can stay by: hailey holdren pony introduces a robert frost poem to johnny called nothing gold can stay that becomes a very symbolic theme throughout the book the outsiders. Outsiders unit plan author tannis wilhelmus grade level 6-8 lesson plan description this was a unit plan i used the first time i taught grade 8 english themes of family, community, and social issues are all prevalent and can easily be fleshed out. They spend their time reading gone with the wind aloud, discussing life, and admiring sunsets when pony recites a poem by robert frost, entitled nothing gold can stay , johnny is sensitive enough to understand that beauty and innocence are transient and must be guarded like gold. 1 how does what the doctor first says, on page 119, foreshadow johnny's condition what the doctor first says foreshadows johnny's condition by when he said it can't hurt now is that johnny isn't going to be alive for much longer and that his condition is really bad.
The outsiders by: se hinton the outsiders is a book about two social groups that go back and forth about who is better the main characters are ponyboy, johnny, dally, sodapop, two-bit, and darry other characters are cherry, randy, marcia, steve, and bob. Close, close reading about the close reading a close reading is where the specifics of a short bit of text is thoroughly analyzed word choice, formatting decisions, and images created are defined in a close reading and then unpacked. Reading about close reading • notice & note by kylene beers and robert e probst $2731 featuring six complete lessons, this book also covers everything you need to know about text complexity, rigor, and text-dependent questions.
Few books come steeped in an aura as rich as s e hinton's novel the outsiders, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year at a time when the average young-adult novel was, in. Reading level lexile 750 teacher's guide the outsiders on a separate sheet of paper, create a similar word web for each of the. Plot overview ponyboy curtis belongs to a lower-class group of oklahoma youths who call themselves greasers because of their greasy long hair walking home from a movie, ponyboy is attacked by a group of socs, the greasers' rivals, who are upper-class youths from the west side of town.
Throughout the outsiders, se hinton makes several references to ponyboy's hairwhen the soc's are chasing him in the beginning of the novel, and then when johnny and ponyboy are hiding out in the church on the hill, he becomes very upset when he has to cut off his hair. Of characters in the outsiders because of the similar characterization, make topic to brainstorm on chart paper dealing with identity ł topics: individuality. When teaching close reading for any skill, it is important that students begin with a focused annotation students should read the three poems from witness and annotate for any patterns and. The outsiders quiz that tests what you know perfect prep for the outsiders quizzes and tests you might have in school.
By the 1970s, the outsiders had become standard-issue reading material in high school english classes, where it packed an undeniable emotional punch by zeroing in on an adolescent's search for. The outsiders unit (close reading activities) share my lesson is a destination for educators who dedicate their time and professional expertise to provide the best education for students everywhere. The outsiders is a book about a group of youthful greasers living in oklahoma, and about their struggles to exist in a society that seems designed to dismiss them oklahoma is also the name of a popular musical.
Close reading is important because it is the building block for larger analysis your thoughts evolve not from someone else's truth about the reading, but from your. The nurses won't let ponyboy and two-bit see johnny but once the doctor learns they've come, he tells the nurse to let the two boys in pony thinks that the look in the doctor's eyes means that johnny is dying (83. The outsiders by se hinton is an emotional book with the crime of gangs in towns that don't get along, fights, and brothers who live for each other ponyboy, sodapop, and darry curtis are the three brothers in the novel, they all live together but don't get along all the time.
The outsiders was written by a teenager about teenagersit is told in a first-person narration style, with the narrator being a 14-year-old boy this story deals with issues that are very close to the hearts of teens, whether in the 1960s when this book was written or today. The outsiders has been one of the most popular book among teens and preteens since it came out in 1967 ponyboy and his greaser gang fight rival gang the socs (short for socials, the wealthier, more preppie kids) and try to make a place for themselves in the world. The central theme of the novel is class conflict the greasers are considered outsiders in their community because they live on the wrong side and don't fit in with the socs, a gang of rich kids. Help your students learn how to dig deep into analyzing text with these four separate close reading lessons to use with s hinton's novel, the outsiders find this pin and more on reading and writing by alina v design and resources 3.