Understanding the Salem Witch Trials
Students describe some of the important elements of life in Puritan New England. They create a timeline of the events of the Salem Witch Trials. They work in groups to explore the concept of multiple interpretations of history.
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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
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Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What Caused the Salem Witch Crisis of 1692?
Students identify the causes of the Salem Witch Trials. In this United States history instructional activity, students complete a KWL chart and read a summary of the Salem Witch Trials. Students discuss the reasons for the Salem Witch...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History