The Outsiders Follow-up Character Activity: *Choose one of the following characters as the focus of your follow-up activity. *Identify your selelcted character as the focus of a bubble map. Provide text evidence (quotes from novel) to support descriptors. Include the page number. Ponyboy Darry Sodapop Johnny Dally Two-Bit Cherry Bob adjective text evidence (pg) text evidence (pg) text evidence (pg) adjective adjective character text evidence (pg) text evidence (pg) adjective text evidence (pg) adjective adjective
Character Traits: quiet firm carefree loyal wild strong sassy heroic lazy strict charming bitter humorous devoted considerate skittish beautiful risky intelligent hopeless cold dangerous determined understanding serious golden happy-go-lucky desperate muscular empty confused accepting handsome
Text Evidence: directly quote the book using passages that support a specific trait; can be something the character said or was said to or about the character ex: character: Darry trait: determined text evidence: “He’s got eyes that are like two pieces of pale blue-green ice. They’ve got a determined set to them, like the rest of him.” (6) *the text evidence can be a direct characterization as in the example or an indirect characterization like below: “Darry isn’t ever sorry for anything he does.” (6)
Text Citation Author’s Last Name, First Name. Title. City: Publisher, Year. Print. Doe, John. Mrs. Winter’s Class Rules. Spring: Winter Publishing House, 2013. Print. Now you make the citation for The Outsiders.
The Outsiders Follow-up Draft: *Choose three most effective adjectives/text evidence describing your chosen character *Brainstorm symbols (concrete objects representing character traits) that effectively stand for your chosen character *Write the citation for the novel in the following format: Author’s Last, First. Title. City: Publisher, Year. Print. Final: *Open blank slide in Power Point *Choose a solid color background (stick with light color) *Choose Word Art design—type character’s first name in size 18 *Position name as focal point of slide *Create 3text boxes and inside type descriptive adjective *Create additional text boxes and inside each type text and page number that supports each trait *Use clip art to find and insert appropriate and effective symbols for your character *Create text box at bottom left and type citation in size 10 *Create final text box at bottom right and type your name in size 10
Darry determined “He’s got eyes that are like two pieces of pale blue-green ice. They’ve got a determined set to them, like the rest of him.” (9) Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders. new York: Penguin Group, 2008. Print. J. Boyle-Spears