Dally's Death in The Outsiders


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Why did Johnny admire Dally in The Outsiders?

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1. Why did Dally go into the burning church in The Outsiders?

2. What did Dally do when Johnny died in The Outsiders?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will focus on the death of Dally from The Outsiders. In order to successfully pass the quiz, you will need to know why Johnny admired Dally in the book and why Dally went into the burning church.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following information:

  • Dally's reaction when Johnny died
  • How Ponyboy knew Dally wanted to die
  • Why Dally went to the empty lot after he robbed the grocery store

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the character Dally and his death in The Outsiders from the lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding Dally's reaction when Johnny died
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer why Dally went into the burning church

Additional Learning

If you would like to continue learning about this character, please review the accompanying lesson called Dally's Death in The Outsiders. This lesson will discuss the following objectives:

  • Discusses the relationship between Dallas Winston and Johnny Cade
  • Examines the significance of the vacant lot
  • Views the death of Dally and the various perspectives of whether he did gallantly or not