The Outsiders WebQuest


 


Please enter your USERNAME (RMK7A), then carefully refer to the
instructions to complete this activity.

  • 1) Visit the website http://www.sehinton.com/bio.html. For each of the
    following questions mark TRUE or FALSE.

    Her love for the teen novels that were given to her as gifts inspired
    her own career as a writer for the youth.

  • 2) Rumble Fish was S.E. Hinton's shortest novel that received rave reviews.
  • 3) Despite the fame of her novels, she never received any accolades or
    recognition because she was a female.

  • 4) Copy and paste this address into your URL box:
    https://crandall1950syoungculture.wordpress.com/entertainment/

    What is different about television in the 1950's and today?




  • 5) Using the same website, what types of activities did teens NOT enjoy
    during the 1950's?




  • 6) Copy the following website and paste in the URL box:
    http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1960s.html

    A gallon of gas today is approximately $2.00-$4.00. How much was it
    in 1960?




  • 7) Copy and paste the following link into your URL box:
    http://www.styleforum.net/t/157242/the-madras-shirt-thread

    What adjectives best describe a madras shirt?




  • 8) Copy and paste the following link into your URL box:
    http://www.lifetimetv.co.uk/biography/biography-paul-newman

    Paul Newman was used as an allusion in The Outsiders to understand
    the time period and how Ponyboy felt about his appearance.

    Why was Paul Newman a famous icon of the 1960's?




  • 9) Copy and paste the following link into your URL box:
    http://www.pbs.org/opb/thesixties/topics/culture/index.html

    Today, a gallon of milk is a little over $4.00. How much did it cost
    in 1960?




  • 10) Using the same website, which selection of items and events reflects
    the 1960's the best?