Tuesday, January 23: Compare & Contrast

Goals: Compare the film The Outsiders with the book. Demonstrate mastery of film terms.


  • Book Talks Friday 1/26 and Monday 1/29
  • Absent Yesterday? Write assignments in agenda. Continue Comparing The Outsiders.
  • Review Routines: Entry / Exit / Workshop Time / Consequences

1) Starter

Open the starter in Google Classroom. Answer today’s question. When you are done, choose See previous responses to see your classmates’ answers.


2) Comparing The Outsiders (Book vs. Film)–Continue Part 2 and 3

Find your Comparing The Outsiders in Google Classroom. Use film terms to analyze the craft of the film. Consider how each filmmaker’s strategy affects your experience as a viewer.


After you finish the film write a short paragraph comparing the film to the book. Be sure to answer the questions listed in Part 3: Evaluate.

4) Debrief


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