Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary Book II – Unit 2. Learning Goal Read fiction for comprehension (understanding) and analysis (Take it apart and figure it out) with a focus."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Goal Read fiction for comprehension (understanding) and analysis (Take it apart and figure it out) with a focus on theme, mood and characterization. – Review plot, setting, and conflict and vocabulary.
Vocabulary Objectives You will be able to: 1. Match word to definition 2. Use the word in a sentence
Take Out Binder with Paper Remember to use Cornell Note-taking method.
Vocabulary Words: http://quizlet.com/316208 Write down the words and definitions in your notebooks. Word in column in left and definition in column on right. Write down word used in a phrase or sentence. Draw a picture to help you remember. Write down roots.
HOMEWORK FLASHCARDS WITH ORIGINAL SENTENCES (Make up a sentence that shows you know the word). Which sentence fulfills the requirement? – Based on what she saw, Selena formed a hypothesis. – Hypothesis is a word. – http://quizlet.com/316208/outsiders-vocabulary- group-1-flash-cards/ http://quizlet.com/316208/outsiders-vocabulary- group-1-flash-cards/
The Outsiders – Susan Eloise Hinton was born in the 1950s in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a place that she describes as “a pleasant place to live if you don’t want to do anything.” – She began The Outsiders at the age of fifteen, inspired by her frustration with the social divisions in her high school and the lack of realistic fiction for high school readers.
The Outsiders The Outsiders, first published in 1967, tells the story of class conflict between the greasers, a group of low-class youths, and the Socs (short for Socials), a group of privileged rich kids who live on the wealthy West Side of town. – The novel broke ground in the genre of Young Adult fiction, transcending established boundaries in its portrayal of violence, class conflict, and prejudice.
Social Class “Many Americans believe in a simple three- class model that includes the "rich", the "middle class", and the "poor".”richmiddle classpoor “Most definitions of class structure group people according to wealth, income, education, type of occupation, and membership in a specific subculture or social network.”wealthincome educationoccupation
Social Class Sociologists Dennis Gilbert, William Thompson, Joseph Hickey, and James Henslin have proposed class systems with six distinct social classes.Dennis Gilbert These class models feature: – an upper or capitalist class consisting of the rich and powerful,upper or capitalist classrich – an upper middle class consisting of highly educated and affluent professionals,upper middle class affluent – a middle class consisting of college-educated individuals employed in white-collar industries,middle classwhite-collar – a lower middle class, a working class constituted by clerical and blue collar workers whose work is highly routinized,clerical – and a lower class divided between the working poor and the unemployed underclass. [poor [
Historical Context Hinton was born in _____ The Outsiders was published in _____. What was America like at that time? What was happening? http://youtu.be/lkXFb1sMa38 – Write down FIVE names of important people in the video.