Differentiated Lessons for Teaching “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton
Informational texts to accompany S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders
Written in the 1960s by Susan Eloise (S.E.) Hinton, a teenager herself at the time, The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel about two rival gangs in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Frequently found on banned book lists, The Outsiders grapples with teen violence, underage consumption, and group dynamics and dysfunction. A film adaptation of the book debuted in 1983.
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