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Kazan, Miller, and the McCarthy Era

Students read The Crucible in order to investigate the McCarthy era and the Hollywood Blacklist. Students watch video clips of the McCarthy witch hunts and investigate the time period through online research. Students recreate sections of The Crucible using Reader's Theater and compare the story to what they have learned about McCarthyism.

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9th - 12th
English Language Arts
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21 days
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