The Outsiders Book Club Questions
This online literary guide has everything you need to study the book. This course includes vocabulary, grammar, free-write questions, rabbit trails, and a few project ideas. It is perfect for a month of high school level literature.
the outsiders book club questions
Below are questions to help guide your discussions as you read the book over the next month. You can also submit your own questions for Julia Phillips on our Google form. Phillips will answer reader questions on the PBS NewsHour broadcast at the end of the month.
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*October: True Crime: The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis, Bad Girls Never Die by Jennifer Matthieu, or other titles (offered at the book club meeting). Titles available in print, eBook & audiobook on Sora)
The Varsity Reading Letter Requirements: Pass reading quizzes (80% or higher) for each of 10 separate book club books, plus do a combination of three 'community service reading projects,' such as record a 60 second book trailer, create a work of art inspired by one of the book club books, or attend an online author event. Complete by May 1 to earn the silver varsity letter.
The State Qualifier Varsity Reading Letter + Gateway Patch: This is really, really tough! Finish all 25 short-listed books for the following year's Gateway list, vote on all books to narrow the list to 15 books for all high schools in the state of Missouri, plus write four multiple choice questions (with answers) for all 25 books. All this must be done between when the list comes out in mid-August and when we cast our votes in late November. Completing this also means you will have read all 15 of the following year's Gateway books, so you also earn the Gateway Readers Patch for that group of books. 350c69d7ab