Remaining time: Fill out “College Planning Profile” information
Mrs. Putnam (S)
Stage Directions (M)
Mary Warren (M)
Discussion Questions: 9/15/08
What do we think about Mercy’s name?
What insight do we gain about Abigail in this section?
What is the relationship between John and Abigail?
Why all the “flying” references?
Recap 5 minutes
Pg 840-842 together (15 minutes)
Pg 842- 844 individual (15 minutes)
Video clip and discussion (15 minutes)
Cast Pgs. 840-842
What type of evidence is there that witchcraft has occurred?
Who is judge? Is it fair?
Are there standards like this in reality? (what about for you? School?)
Recap (5 minutes)
Groups/reading w/stage directions
Practice time (15-20 minutes)
Performance time (Remainder of class)
Group work 9/17/08:
Each group will have an assigned section
Decide who will read what part
You will need to read with the stage directions
9/17/08 Group work:
Decide who is reading each part
Practice reading your parts with stage directions
Remember to wear your name tags
Discuss (10 minutes)
Finish reading Act I (15 minutes)
Discuss Remainder of class
Discuss Presentations 9/18/08
What was better/worse about seeing the play acted out?
Was it easy or difficult to do? What made it this way?
How do we feel about Abigail? Are her actions justified?
Predict what will happen in the upcoming act.
What do we think about the relationships in the town:
Rebecca and Parris
Proctor and Abigail
Giles and his wife
Finish storyboards (15 minutes)
Present storyboards (15 minutes)
Discuss research project: requirements (10 minutes).
Sources (10 minutes)
If time, meet with groups
3 Primary Sources
3 Secondary Sources
Background information about the character
Answer research questions
Be able to compare/contrast to play
Researching your character
Video clip from The Crucible – Act 1 (35 minutes)
Fill out Guided Questions during the film
Discuss: questions comments (5 minutes)
Begin film clip for Act 2 (remainder of class)
Finish video clip (30 minutes)
Discuss guided questions (10 min)
Character tree (10 minutes)
Opening question: personal response (5 minutes)
Reading 863-867 (20 minutes)
Think-Pair-Share (10 minutes)
Discuss (10 minutes)
Pick groups for tomorrow’s reading. (remainder of class)
What are the duties of a court? How are these duties upheld? (i.e. where are the checks and balances?)
How does The Crucible discuss the issue of social responsibility? Evaluate the motivation of the people who are supporting the persecution of those accused of witchcraft (Abigail, Parris, Putnam, and the judges). Then evaluate those who are not supporting the persecution (John, Elizabeth, Rebecca, and Giles). How does this thought carry into today's society?
Reading 867-873 in groups (10 minutes)
Listening to summaries (10 minutes)
Return to “Who has the power” (10 minutes)
Explanation of paper/work time (remainder of class)