The Outsiders, Collaborative Poster, Writing Activity, “Nothing Gold Can Stay”



The Outsiders, our beloved timeless young adult classic by S.E. Hinton is now a collaborative poster. This creative and beautiful resource contains a student writing prompt, for the poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” by Robert Frost. This opportunity for collaboration is a beautiful bulletin board for The Outsiders novel study and Robert Frost poem study.

The Outsiders collaborative poster is triple the fun with the combination of coloring, creativity, and quote analysis poster group work! All inspired by promoting SE Hinton’s timeless themes, young adult literature, and this memorable novel in your classroom. The collaborative poster features a poem analysis writing prompt and brain-friendly fun. Students will collaborate to assemble the poster for your classroom wall, bulletin board, classroom door, hallway, lobby, or library. Great for any time of the year, literature unit, S.E. Hinton author study, or novel study unit. Get your students enthusiastic about reading! Watch students and staff stop and look at The Outsiders poster…it is eye-catching!

The Outsiders poster includes assembly instructions and helpful tips to make it even better! You will only need to print this one time per class! That’s it. The collaboration poster project is a perfect size to laminate.

You’ll love watching your students collaborate. The activity is designed for students to communicate and work together. Encourage your students to find class members with poster pieces near their own to create their masterpiece.

★ Explicit and complete directions from start to finish
★ An optional row of pieces in the event you have more students
★The writing prompt is, What is the significance of Ponyboy reciting the poem, “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” by Robert Frost? What is the meaning of this poem in The Outsiders?
★ The Outsiders coloring page
★ Pieces for your students to color and complete the writing response
★ The poster also comes without the writing prompt.

Recommended supplies needed: crayons, colored pencils, scissors, tape or stapler
Please provide me with really appreciated feedback!

Created by Danielle Knight, © Study All Knight, The Knight Stuff, LLC
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