Such a gift...
Here is what you received:
An annotation guide to help you with your four sticky notes per day
Slang dictionary (see below)
Movie Permission Slip (No calls home that day!)
The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton
You will be expected to supply a writing utensil and a way to take notes (in the book, sticky notes, or in your reader's notebook).
Our schedule for reading The Outsiders for the Spring of 2018:
Expectations we developed...
blade - a knife
fuzz - the police
greaser - someone who greases his hair back and is usually in some kind of
heater - a gun
jumped - beat up; robbed
(to) know the score
lift - steal
(to) lone it - do something alone; on your own
rumble - fight
soc - short for “social” (one of the guys in the Socs gang)
souped up - modified for higher performance (usually for a car)
tuff - cool
Check out this Google Doc of much of the vocabulary - in pictures!
More Dictionary Help
For help with other words that might slow down your comprehension, click here for a dictionary of vocabulary words used in The Outsiders.
Some ideas we'll be exploring are in this document.
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