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39 resources with the concept the crucible

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#2902. 21st Century: Make Literature Relevant!

For Teachers 11th - 12th
J-Peezy to hang? Would John Proctor by any other name be as brave? High school scholars update scenes from Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” and perform them before the class. After viewing and enjoying the modern trappings of their scenes,...
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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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Expository Writing: The Crucible

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this expository writing worksheet, students are given an article on religion to read. Students must answer comprehension questions based on the reading and write a summary of the information.
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The Crucible Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature learning exercise, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Arthur Miller and The Crucible

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the dramatic elements of The Crucible. In this drama lesson, students explore the elements and themes of the Arthur Miller play as they read the play and watch performances of some of the acts. Young scholars...
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The Crucible Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Salem Witch Trials

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars consider the implications of the Salem Witch Trials. In this literature lesson, students read Arthur Miller's The Crucible and compare the witch trials to McCarthyism of the 1950's. Young scholars rewrite scenes from the...
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Kazan, Miller, and the McCarthy Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read The Crucible in order to investigate the McCarthy era and the Hollywood Blacklist. Students watch video clips of the McCarthy witch hunts and investigate the time period through online research. Students recreate sections...
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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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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A short biography of Arthur Miller introduces a brief PowerPoint presentation that outlines the historical context of Miller's play and his purpose in writing this tale of hysteria and mass terror.
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The Crucible Reading Guide

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read acts 1-4 of Arthur Miller's The Crucible and then respond to 58 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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Zoom-In: The Crucible

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze pictures of characters from The Crucible as they are presented in a PowerPoint presentation.  In this The Crucible lesson plan, students respond orally to each slide as the picture is revealed layer by layer.  Students...
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The Crucible: Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 9th - 11th
In this The Crucible worksheet, students discuss the role of grudges, John Proctor's great dilemma, and the roles of Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams.  Students also analyze the role of sex and sexual repression and determine...
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The Crucible Study Guide

For Students 10th - 12th
For this literature study guide for The Crucible worksheet, students respond to 62 reading comprehension questions regarding Acts I-IV of the Arthur Miller play.
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The Crucible: Act 2, Scene 2

For Students 10th - 12th
In this persuasive writing worksheet, students determine whether Act II, Scene II of The Crucible should be included in a production of the play.