Cold Case Files: Solving the Mystery of the Salem Witch Trials

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The Salem Witch Trials provide a perfect opportunity to connect English language arts and US history classes. Here's a resource that provides a wealth of essential questions, activities, and materials. Class groups assume the role of cold case investigators, develop a theory as to the cause of the witch hysteria, and then use concepts of American democracy to defend one of the victims. The richly detailed plan deserves a place in your curriculum library.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
5th - 10th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Projection
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