Salem Witch Trials
Fifth graders examine the Salem Witch Trials. They discover that differences should be celebrated and judgements should not be made on appearances alone. They use multiple sources to gather their information.
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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...
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