Literature: "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton
These websites are about “The Outsiders” by S. E. Hinton. There is information about the novel and film, a biography of the author, lesson plans, quizzes, and more. There is also information about social class and stereotypes. Included is an eThemes resource on bullying.
The Outsiders Movie and Book
This site has information about the novel "The Outsiders," and also the movie, stage productions, and TV series. There are interviews with and news articles about S.E.Hinton. NOTE: This site links to an Outsiders fan forum.
S. E. Hinton
Here is S. E. Hinton's official website. There is a biography of the author and synopses of all of her books.
Outsiders Lesson Plan
After reading the novel "The Outsiders" students can write a newspaper article and watch the film version in this lesson unit. NOTE: This site contains ads. Note: This site contains ads and has links to a discussion forum.
The Outsiders Activity
Students can estimate the geographic distance between Tulsa, Oklahoma and Manhattan, Kansas and gather data on gangs in both areas with this activity. Other geographic locations can be used.
Here are activities for a layered curriculum on "The Outsiders."
This study guide contains review questions for each chapter of the book plus sample essay topics.
Mix It Up
This site has resources for students interested in breaking down social barriers at school or in their communities. Here you can learn more about tolerance and inclusion, read stories from other students, or take an online poll.
Bias: A Primer
Read this article about bias, stereotypes, and prejudice. You can test yourself for hidden biases at Project Implicit.
PBS: People Like Us
This site is about social class in America. There are video clips, interactive games, and more.
PBS: People Like Us
Read these essays about social class in America. NOTE: The reading level is for older students.
Quia: Multiple Choice Quiz
Take a multiple choice quiz to find out what you have learned from the book.
Quia: The Outsiders Vocabulary Chapter1-4
Learn vocabularies in chapter 1-4 from concentration games.
Quia: The Outsiders Vocabulary Chapter5-8
Learn vocabularies in chapter 5-8 from concentration games.
Quia: The Outsiders Vocabulary Chapter9-12
Learn vocabularies in chapter 9-12 from concentration games.
The Outsiders: Multiple Choices
This multiple choice questions are prepared as a study guide for the upcoming test for the book.
eThemes Resource: Literature Themes: Bullying
These sites are about bullies and includes tips on how to deal with them. There are lists of recommended children books that have a bullying theme, a printable pledge against bullying, and an animated movie. Includes eThemes Resources on several books with this theme.
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