Zettl, H. (2019, February 25). Nixa Jr. High Brings “The Outsiders” to Life. Retrieved March 13, 2019.

Study of the novel “The Outsiders” in Missouri English teacher Julie Ferguson’s classroom includes an in-depth project on criminal investigations and trials. The local police department assisted in recreating a crime scene described in the book, so Ferguson’s junior-high-schoolers could examine “evidence” for use later in a mock trial.

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