Which of You Is A Witch?
High schoolers gain comprehensive background knowledge of the Salem witch trials in preparation for reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible. They participate in a role-play activity designed to simulate a modern day witch-hunt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 100 Views 253 Downloads
The Crucible Project Sheet
Provide your pupils with 12 project options for The Crucible by Arthur Miller. The first six are creative writing assignments ranging from a letter to the editor to a memoir. Each option comes with a brief description and there is a...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Students 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
What Caused the Salem Witch Crisis of 1692?
Young scholars identify the causes of the Salem Witch Trials. For this United States history lesson, students complete a KWL chart and read a summary of the Salem Witch Trials. Young scholars discuss the reasons for the Salem Witch...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Crucible Act One: Characterization
In this The Crucible worksheet, young scholars use direct and indirect characterization to identify a character's main motivation, main conflict, and personality and how the character has affected the plot. After reading definitions and...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Character Analysis and The Crucible
Readers of The Crucible use a SATDO chart to collect evidence they will use to craft interpretive statements and an analysis of one of Miller’s characters. Background information on the play and about Miller, links to handouts,...
11th - 12th English Language Arts