The Outsiders Symbolism Stations Activity


This symbolism analysis stations activity for The Outsiders will get students up and moving and using their critical-thinking skills! Students will analyze six different symbols for S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders. During this stations activity, students will closely read a passage, identify the symbol, and explain its meaning.

This symbol analysis activity for The Outsiders includes everything you need to help students work together and analyze the effectiveness of the symbolism in the novel.

Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Table tents to label each symbol and station
  • Six stations with a symbol and a reading passage
  • The Outsiders symbolism stations recording sheet
  • Six carefully-selected passages to pair with each station
  • An organizer to record symbols as you read the entire novel

You and your students will enjoy this symbolism stations activity. It works as the perfect novel review because students will have the opportunity to go back and reread passages while analyzing the novel.

Prep is quick and easy… Just print the student pages, gather the materials listed, and you’re ready for a fun and engaging class!


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