Study Help Practice Projects


1. Rewrite the end of this story with Johnny surviving. What changes would his living have brought about in the other characters? For example, would Dally still be alive?

2. Create a role-playing game. Make two decks of cards. One deck displays characters — Ponyboy, Darry, and so on — and the other deck reflects situations — both from the book and made-up. Two class members at a time draw from the character pile and together choose a situation. As they create the scene, the rest of the class must identify the characters and discuss the particulars of the scene.

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