The Outsiders: - Mr. Sturgeon`s Wonderful World of English

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The Outsiders: - Mr. Sturgeon`s Wonderful World of English
Name
The Outsiders:
Chapter 1
Title: _________________________________________
Mark passages that show how Ponyboy and his friends are like you.
Be prepared to explain them in class.
Key Characters
Important Info to Remember
(1 pt)
(1 pt)
(1 pt each)
1. The second paragraph of Ch. 1 suggests that Ponyboy
a. has no close friends
b. was not alone by choice
c. enjoys the reality of life more than the fantasy of books and movies
d. enjoys the fantasy of books and movies more than the realities of life
2.
Pony is a greaser because
I. he enjoys getting into trouble
II. his parents are dead and no one cares if he gets into trouble
III. he lives on the East Side
a.
b.
c.
d.
II only
III only
II and III only
I, II, and III
(1 pt)
1. Why did the Socs beat up Ponyboy? (1 pt)
2. Why do you think the author uses non-standard English (slang)?
Was it an important choice? (2 pts)
3. What did Ponyboy mean at the end of the Chapter One when he
said, “I lie to myself all of the time. But I never believe me.”?
What does he lie to himself about in this part? (2 pts)
Name
The Outsiders:
Chapter 2
Title: _________________________________________
(1 pt)
Highlight to mark passages that you would like to discuss in class.
Use the “Typical Marks” section from “How To Mark a Book”
Key Characters
Important Info to Remember
(1 pt)
(1 pt)
1.
Since Johnny’s sobbing was not the bravado he generally displayed, the brothers’ reaction
to their friend’s uncontrollable sobbing can best be described as
a.
b.
c.
d.
2.
Embarrassed for their friend
Enraged at the Socs
Compassionate for his misery
Ashamed of Johnny’s weakness
The narrator’s comments at the end of the flashback (p.34) are
a.
b.
c.
d.
Precautionary
Foreboding
Derogatory
Vengeful
1. Explain Two-Bit’s philosophy about their gangs and way of life in
your own words. Do you agree with him? Are there connections
you can make with your own life? (3 pts)
2. How do you think the introduction of Cherry Valance will change
the story? (2 pts)
Name
The Outsiders:
Chapter 3
Title: _________________________________________
Mark passages which generate
questions that would be good discussion in class.
Key Characters
Important Info to Remember
(1 pt)
1.
Pony describes the Socs as all of the following EXCEPT
a.
b.
c.
d.
2.
Cold and impersonal fighters
Fundamentally different from Greasers
People who hide behind an air of superiority
Unemotional and practical
Cherry’s supposition that Ponyboy likes sunsets could be described as
a.
b.
c.
d.
insensitive
insignificant
insatiable
insightful
(1 pt)
(1 pt)
1. Do the characters in the book seem “real”? Why or why not?
(2 pts)
2. Do you feel the social situations presented in the novel are
realistic? How might these situations be different in today’s world?
(2 pts)

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