Crucible Pp Whitney


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Crucible Pp Whitney

  1. 1. The Crucible Stephanie (Sheridan) Whitney
  2. 2. Main Menu Rationale Objectives Activities Materials Lesson Resources
  3. 3. Rationale <ul><li>This 4 week long unit addresses the trials and tribulations of the Salem Witch Trials. The eleventh grade students will learn about the historical aspects of the trials and witch hunts; the social and economic animosity behind the accusations; and the correlation to the McCarthyism Era. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Objectives <ul><li>Objective 1 - Analyzing : The students will be able to compare and contrast the McCarthyism Trials of the early 1950’s with the Salem Witch Trials of the late 1690’s. </li></ul><ul><li>Objective 2 - Evaluating : The students will be able to debate the positive and negative aspects of the Salem Witch Trials. </li></ul><ul><li>Objective 3 - Creating : The students will be able to create a paragraph addressing what would have happened if Reverend Parris had never caught the girls dancing in the woods. </li></ul>Assessment Anchors
  5. 5. Activities Act I Act II Act III Act IV
  6. 6. Act I Vocabulary Grammar Reading Literary Focus Web Quest Study Island &quot;'I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you . . .. I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down!'&quot; Act 1, Scene 2, pg. 19
  7. 7. Act II Vocabulary Grammar Reading Literary Focus Web Quest Study Island &quot;'You will not judge me more, Elizabeth. I have good reason to think before I charge fraud on Abigail, and I will think on it. Let you look to your own improvement before you go to judge your husband anymore. I have forgot Abigail, and -'&quot; Act 2, Scene 1, pg. 52
  8. 8. Act III Vocabulary Grammar Reading Literary Focus Web Quest Study Island &quot;'Do you take it upon yourself to determine what this court shall believe and what it shall set aside? . . . .This is the highest court of the supreme government of this province, do you know it?'&quot; Act 3, Scene 1, pg. 79
  9. 9. Act IV Vocabulary Grammar Reading Literary Focus Web Quest Study Island &quot;'It is mistaken law that leads you to sacrifice. Life, woman, life is God's most precious gift; no principle, however glorious, may justify the taking of it . . may well be God damns a liar less than he that throws his life away for pride.'&quot; Act 4, Scene 2 , pg. 122
  10. 10. Materials <ul><li>Laptop computers </li></ul><ul><li>Prentice-Hall textbook </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Markers, crayons, colored pencils, pens, pencils, highlighters </li></ul><ul><li>TV, VCR, DVD player </li></ul><ul><li>Smartboard, Whiteboard, dry-erase markers </li></ul><ul><li>Rulers, glue, stapler, staples </li></ul><ul><li>Rubrics </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lesson Lesson Outline
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>WEBSITES: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>TEXTBOOK: </li></ul><ul><li>Prentice-Hall Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes </li></ul><ul><li>AUDIO/VISUAL: </li></ul><ul><li>DVD – “Arthur Miller and The Crucible” (1981) </li></ul><ul><li>DVD – “The Crucible” (1996) </li></ul><ul><li>TRADE BOOKS: </li></ul><ul><li>Tituba of Salem Village – Ann Petry (1964) </li></ul><ul><li>A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials – Ann Rinaldi () </li></ul><ul><li>Salem Days – James E. Knight (1982) </li></ul><ul><li>TEACHER RESOURCES: </li></ul><ul><li>The Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 – Leo Bonfanti (1984) </li></ul><ul><li>Infamous Trials – Bruce Chadwick (1997) </li></ul>CREDIT LINKS: Microsoft Office (media clips)