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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A 20-page guide is a must-have for any instructor, seasoned veteran, or first year-teacher, using Arthur Miller's The Crucible as an anchor text. The guide begins with extensive background information about Miller and the McCarthy era...
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Ugly History: Witch Hunts

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Guilty until proven innocent? A short video tackles the question of why witch hunts occur by examining the history of these purges and the tests used to identify those suspect of working with the devil.
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The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Listen as this famed speaker argues why "the real story of history is about regular people trying to take care of their families" and "small-scale dramas," particularly in the case of colonial America. Topics covered include the shift...
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The Crucible

For Teachers 11th
Display information regarding Arthur Miller and some of his well-known plays. The majority of these slides give facts, biographical, and historical information; only one slide lists information on the Salem witch trials as they pertain...
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 11th
Begin reading The Crucible and form a foundation for your study with this presentation. Arthur Miller and the historical background of McCarthyism are covered at the beginning, followed by short descriptions of all the characters in the...
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 11th
Examine the life of Arthur Miller and the characters in one of his well-known plays, The Crucible. The first few slides give background information on Miller as well as Senator McCarthy and the blacklisted celebrities during the...
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The Breaking of Charity

For Teachers 11th
The danger of mob mentality is on display in The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Get your class thinking with some challenging quickwrite questions, then assign characters from the play to be read aloud altogether. Links to worksheets for...
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The Salem Witch Trials 1692

For Teachers 11th
Look at images depicting the Salem Witch Trials and read a few character descriptions. Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba are featured with the remaining slides being pictures. Show your history or English class this slide as you read...
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Who was affected by North American Colonization and How?

For Teachers 5th
Conduct research on various aspects of American Colonization and explore how different groups were affected, including those involved in the Salem Witch Trials. Your class will read books, write journals, participate in class discussion,...
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Salem Witch Trials

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the implications of the Salem Witch Trials. In this literature instructional activity, students read Arthur Miller's The Crucible and compare the witch trials to McCarthyism of the 1950's. Students rewrite scenes from...
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Which of You Is A Witch?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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.
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Colonial America

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the Salem Witch Trials and the different theories for the hysteria.  In this American History channel, 11th graders explore primary source documents to understand the stories of various people involved in the...
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Salem Witch Trails/The Crucible Word Search

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this social studies worksheet, learners find the words in the word search related to the Salem Witch Trials and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Uncovering The Truth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the social and religious contexts that surrounded the Salem Witch Trials. The research is guided using the worksheets included in the lesson plan. The culminating assignment is writing an editorial of personal...
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Worksheet #24 Questions - Witch Trials

For Students 7th - 8th
In this historical quiz worksheet, students test their terminology about the Salem witch trials in the ten fill in the blank questions.
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Word Scramble - Witchcraft

For Students 7th - 8th
In this witchcraft word scramble worksheet, students unscramble letters to discover the thirty-six terms associated with witchcraft.