Type:

Unit

Description:

This collection contains modified roadmaps and vocabulary exercises pertaining to S.E. Hinton's "The Outsiders."

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Literature

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

SE Hinton

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze the impact of the author's choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.)

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).

S11372F7: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

infer the implicit theme of a work of fiction, distinguishing theme from the topic;

S113732C: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

describe multiple themes in a work of fiction;

S11372F9: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

compare and contrast the historical and cultural settings of two literary works.

S11372FA: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

summarize the elements of plot development (e.g., rising action, turning point, climax, falling action, denouement) in various works of fiction;

S11372FB: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

recognize dialect and conversational voice and explain how authors use dialect to convey character; and

S1137330: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

analyze the development of the plot through the internal and external responses of the characters, including their motivations and conflicts; and

S1137368: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

analyze how the central characters' qualities influence the theme of a fictional work and resolution of the central conflict; and

S2533627: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

make connections (e.g., thematic links, author analysis) between and across multiple texts of various genres, and provide textual evidence.

LA.8.RW.1.1: English-Language Arts

Analyze idioms, analogies, metaphors, and similes to infer the literal and figurative meanings of phrases.

LA.8.RW.1.2: English-Language Arts

Understand the most important points in the history of English language and use common word origins to determine the historical influences on English word meanings.

LA.8.RW.1.3: English-Language Arts

Use word meanings within the appropriate context and show ability to verify those meanings by definition, restatement, example, comparison, or contrast.

LA.8.RC.2.1: English-Language Arts

Compare and contrast the features and elements of consumer materials to gain meaning from documents (e.g., warranties, contracts, product information, instruction manuals).

LA.8.RC.2.2: English-Language Arts

Analyze text that uses proposition and support patterns.

LA.8.RC.2.3: English-Language Arts

Find similarities and differences between texts in the treatment, scope, or organization of ideas.

LA.8.RC.2.4: English-Language Arts

Compare the original text to a summary to determine whether the summary accurately captures the main ideas, includes critical details, and conveys the underlying meaning.

LA.8.RC.2.5: English-Language Arts

Understand and explain the use of a complex mechanical device by following technical directions.

LA.8.RC.2.6: English-Language Arts

Use information from a variety of consumer, workplace, and public documents to explain a situation or decision and to solve a problem.

LA.8.RC.2.7: English-Language Arts

Evaluate the unity, coherence, logic, internal consistency, and structural patterns of text.

LA.8.RL.3.1: English-Language Arts

Determine and articulate the relationship between the purposes and characteristics of different forms of poetry (e.g., ballad, lyric, couplet, epic, elegy, ode, sonnet).

LA.8.RL.3.2: English-Language Arts

Evaluate the structural elements of the plot (e.g., subplots, parallel episodes, climax), the plot's development, and the way in which conflicts are (or are not) addressed and resolved.

LA.8.RL.3.3: English-Language Arts

Compare and contrast motivations and reactions of literary characters from different historical eras confronting similar situations or conflicts.

LA.8.RL.3.4: English-Language Arts

Analyze the relevance of the setting (e.g., place, time, customs) to the mood, tone, and meaning of the text.

LA.8.RL.3.5: English-Language Arts

Identify and analyze recurring themes (e.g., good versus evil) across traditional and contemporary works.

LA.8.RL.3.6: English-Language Arts

Identify significant literary devices (e.g., metaphor, symbolism, dialect, irony) that define a writer's style and use those elements to interpret the work.

LA.8.RL.3.7: English-Language Arts

Analyze a work of literature, showing how it reflects the heritage, traditions, attitudes, and beliefs of its author. (Biographical approach)

LA.8.WS.1.1: English-Language Arts

Create compositions that establish a controlling impression, have a coherent thesis, and end with a clear and well-supported conclusion.

LA.8.WS.1.2: English-Language Arts

Establish coherence within and among paragraphs through effective transitions, parallel structures, and similar writing techniques.

LA.8.WS.1.3: English-Language Arts

Support theses or conclusions with analogies, paraphrases, quotations, opinions from authorities, comparisons, and similar devices.

LA.8.WS.1.4: English-Language Arts

Plan and conduct multiple-step information searches by using computer networks and modems.

LA.8.WS.1.5: English-Language Arts

Achieve an effective balance between researched information and original ideas.

LA.8.WS.1.6: English-Language Arts

Revise writing for word choice; appropriate organization; consistent point of view; and transitions between paragraphs, passages, and ideas.

LA.8.W.2.1.a: English-Language Arts

Relate a clear, coherent incident, event, or situation by using well-chosen details.

LA.8.W.2.1.b: English-Language Arts

Reveal the significance of, or the writer's attitude about, the subject.

LA.8.W.2.1.c: English-Language Arts

Employ narrative and descriptive strategies (e.g., relevant dialogue, specific action, physical description, background description, comparison or contrast of characters).

LA.8.W.2.2.a: English-Language Arts

Exhibit careful reading and insight in their interpretations.

LA.8.W.2.2.b: English-Language Arts

Connect the student's own responses to the writer's techniques and to specific textual references.

LA.8.W.2.2.c: English-Language Arts

Draw supported inferences about the effects of a literary work on its audience.

LA.8.W.2.2.d: English-Language Arts

Support judgments through references to the text, other works, other authors, or to personal knowledge.

LA.8.W.2.3.a: English-Language Arts

Define a thesis.

LA.8.W.2.3.b: English-Language Arts

Record important ideas, concepts, and direct quotations from significant information sources and paraphrase and summarize all perspectives on the topic, as appropriate.

LA.8.W.2.3.c: English-Language Arts

Use a variety of primary and secondary sources and distinguish the nature and value of each.

LA.8.W.2.3.d: English-Language Arts

Organize and display information on charts, maps, and graphs.

LA.8.W.2.4.a: English-Language Arts

Include a well-defined thesis (i.e., one that makes a clear and knowledgeable judgment).

LA.8.W.2.4.b: English-Language Arts

Present detailed evidence, examples, and reasoning to support arguments, differentiating between facts and opinion.

LA.8.W.2.4.c: English-Language Arts

Provide details, reasons, and examples, arranging them effectively by anticipating and answering reader concerns and counterarguments.

LA.8.W.2.5.a: English-Language Arts

Present information purposefully and succinctly and meet the needs of the intended audience.

LA.8.W.2.5.b: English-Language Arts

Follow the conventional format for the type of document (e.g., letter of inquiry, memorandum).

LA.8.W.2.6.a: English-Language Arts

Identify the sequence of activities needed to design a system, operate a tool, or explain the bylaws of an organization.

LA.8.W.2.6.b: English-Language Arts

Include all the factors and variables that need to be considered.

LA.8.W.2.6.c: English-Language Arts

Use formatting techniques (e.g., headings, differing fonts) to aid comprehension.

LA.8.WC.1.1: English-Language Arts

Use correct and varied sentence types and sentence openings to present a lively and effective personal style.

LA.8.WC.1.2: English-Language Arts

Identify and use parallelism, including similar grammatical forms, in all written discourse to present items in a series and items juxtaposed for emphasis.

LA.8.WC.1.3: English-Language Arts

Use subordination, coordination, apposition, and other devices to indicate clearly the relationship between ideas.

LA.8.WC.1.4: English-Language Arts

Edit written manuscripts to ensure that correct grammar is used.

LA.8.WC.1.5: English-Language Arts

Use correct punctuation and capitalization.

LA.8.WC.1.6: English-Language Arts

Use correct spelling conventions.
Curriki Rating
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3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-05-03.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a well crafted unit on teaching the novel The Outsiders. Road maps for each chapter offer a: Get It Straight - Cloze section as a way to summarize the story, and a Delve-In section which offers Venn Diagrams and/or an opportunity to write 8-10 sentence answers to in-depth thematic questions. Students are asked to make connections to self, text and the world, employing best practice strategies in reading. Vocabulary sections are also provided for each chapter which ask the students to provide definitions, define parts of speech, write sentences, and draw pictures. While no scoring guide is provided, the entire resource could be used as authentic work sample/portfolio assessment.
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