The Outsiders Chapter Summaries - Plot Summary Cards for S.E. Hinton's Novel

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The Outsiders Chapter Summaries Cards are an excellent classroom reference for both teacher and student. These twelve printable chapter summary cards outline the most important plot moments from The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Simply print and cut out the cards, and you have a resource available that can be used as a tool for struggling readers, as a quick way to find plot moments, or as a tool to find text evidence during essay writing.


Included in The Outsiders Chapter Summaries Cards:

➡️ Twelve half-page chapter summary cards that include bulleted points that outline and summarize the most important plot moments from The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. The cards can easily be printed, cut out, and attached with a binder clip or metal ring.


How to use The Outsiders Chapter Summaries Cards:

This chapter summaries resource can be used in a variety of ways during your unit plan for The Outsiders: 

  1. Teacher and Student Reference: Need to find a moment in the plot quickly? Use the chapter summary cards as a tool to quickly know in which chapter the plot event occurs.
  2. Finding Text Evidence for an Essay: Are your students attempting to find text evidence to support a claim in their essay? These chapter summaries cards will them find the right chapter quickly to locate a quote they can use for support.
  3. Struggling Readers: ADo you have a student who struggles with reading comprehension? Allow them to read the summary before reading the original text of The Outsiders to support them in their comprehension
  4. Checking Understanding: The Outsiders chapter summaries can also be used as a way to check student comprehension of a chapter. This can be a self-check or you could use it as an assessment to ensure students understood the most important plot moments.


What Teachers Are Saying About The Outsiders Chapter Summaries Cards:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Thank you for this resource. I used this resource with students on an IEP in order to help them remember portions of the novel. Thank you.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It allowed my students a quick way to review the chapters that were assigned previously as well as help students who were absent participate in class discussions.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This resource provides short detailed descriptions of each chapter of the novel The Outsiders. It is a great way to scaffold support to students to enhance their knowledge of the book and make them feel confident!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Gave these summaries to my special ed kids as a preview to what we will read in class. They found it so helpful. Thanks!



>>>This resource is included in my unit plan for the novel!

➡️ The Outsiders Complete Unit Plan 



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