This week will begin our unit on identity, individuality, and social acceptance. We will begin reading the novel The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Students will continue to practice the skill of close reading and examining the text for theme, inferences, characterization, plot, internal conflicts, point of view and irony.
This week's homework
Complete chapter 1 reading
Complete Chapter 2 reading and respond to Chapter 2 Focus Question
Complete chapter 3 reading and respond to chapter 3 Focus Question
DO NOT READ AHEAD!