Sources: scavenger hunt list, biography of S.E. Hinton, and completed pre-reading survey.
Success Criteria for preparing to discuss:
1. Read the materials and complete the survey
2. Write at least 8-10 lines recording your thoughts and predictions regarding the novel The Outsiders (setting, plot, conflict, possible themes) or of the author herself.
3. Use evidence from all 3 sources to support your thinking or predictions.
*If you have already read the book or seen the movie, write 8-10 lines clarifying how the information found in each source relates to the novel in in terms of plot, theme, setting and make connections between the author's life and the novel itself.