Salem Witch Trails/The Crucible Word Search
In this social studies learning exercise, students find the words in the word search related to the Salem Witch Trials and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Cold Case Files: Solving the Mystery of the Salem Witch Trials
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...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Religious Intolerance and the Salem Witch Trials
Young scholars describe the basic beliefs of the Puritan religion; identify the principle figures in the Salem Witch Trials;explain the events that led to the mass hysteria suffered by the town; analyze the First Amendment; and examine...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
English Settlements: Religious Diversity
There is so much to know about early British colonists in the Americas. This resource describes the religious diversity and acts found among the first colonies in New England. Starting with an in-depth discussion on the Mayflower...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies
Listen as this famed speaker argues why "the real story of history is about regular people trying to take care of their families" and "small-scale dramas," particularly in the case of colonial America. Topics covered include the shift...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
"Old Hundred" and "Get that Communist, Joe"
Young scholars study various aspects of The Crucible in English class while paralleling both the Salem Witch Trails and McCarthyism in social studies class. They compare lyrics of a Puritan song to those of a song written during the...
10th - 11th English Language Arts