GOALS: To finish our projects and prepare for Socratic seminar. Both of these will help us prepare for our final writing assignment on the novel.
1) Finish 12
2) Finish Greasers/Socs Project
3) What is a classic? Take notes
4) Prepare for Socratic Seminar by answering questions below
TAKE notes on these questions, as you may refer to them during our discussion.
1) How does Ponyboy's view of the Socs evolve throughout the book? Cite specific examples.
2) Why do people hide their true selves? Cite specific examples.
3) How are various groups/people stereotyped in the novel? Cite specific examples.
4) Why do you think The Outsiders is now considered a classic and is still read and enjoyed fifty years after it was first published? Cite specific examples.
5) Some people feel that The Outsiders should be banned and not read in schools. Why might people feel this way? Do you agree or disagree? Be prepared to defend your answer.