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The Outsiders Chapter 2 Questions

Instructor: Sharon Linde
This lesson provides questions for Chapter 2 of S.E. Hinton's novel ~'The Outsiders~' to use before, during, and after reading for students of all levels.

Questioning for Comprehension

Students aren't necessarily born knowing that asking questions is a comprehension technique that can boost their understanding of text, so we need to explicitly model and reinforce the skill of asking questions before, during, and after reading. Our brains naturally wonder about the books we encounter and learning to recognize these wonderings is essential for students to go beyond surface-level reading.

The Outsiders, a novel written by S.E. Hinton and first published in 1967, tackles themes important to young adult readers such as social groups, friendship, and loyalty. By the time students are in the second chapter, they've been introduced to most major characters and should have many questions on their minds. Use these guiding questions for students to support them as they read the chapter and to follow up after reading.

Chapter Two Questions - Before Reading

Students got a good introduction to the characters and themes in the first chapter. Use these questions to prep students before diving into chapter 2.

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