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Lesson Plan
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Character Analysis and The Crucible

For Teachers 11th - 12th
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,...
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Worksheet
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Anticipation Guide for The Crucible

For Students 8th - 9th
Before reading The Crucible with your ninth graders, give your class this prereading guide. They write agree or disagree for nine statements listed. Example statement: Honesty is always the best policy. What makes this guide even better...
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PPT
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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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PPT
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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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Activity
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Final Crucible Project Options

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Finding and/or designing a menu of equally weighted synthesizing projects to end a unit can be a challenge. Simplify the task with this menu of individual and group projects meant to accompany a study of The Crucible. Presentations,...
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Activity
Scripps Ranch High School

The Crucible Journal Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
While reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible, start or end each day with a journal activity. The project includes a list of prompts for each act of the play. Pupils choose a prompt every time they write and connect their own experiences to...
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PPT
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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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Worksheet
Springfield Public Schools District 186

The Crucible Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
Check that your class is keeping up with and understanding the reading with this straightforward reading check quiz for Act I of Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible. There are 25 questions total, which cover characters, plot recall, and...
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Study Guide
Penguin Books

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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PPT
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The Crucible

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Before reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible with your middle and high schoolers, consider running through this short PowerPoint. Five slides introduce the plot, the author, and Puritanism. The slides are text-heavy, and not much...
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Worksheet
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The Crucible: A Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

For Students 8th - 10th
Before starting Arthur Miller's The Crucible, front-load some vocabulary with a crossword puzzle. Sixteen definitions are presented, and learners must brainstorm and record the vocabulary term for each. Unfortunately, neither a word bank...
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Lesson Plan
Brigham Young University

The Crucible: Problematic Situations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What would you do? To prepare for the final scene from Arthur Miller's The Crucible, readers are presented with a series of moral dilemmas and asked to consider what they would do in the same situations.
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Worksheet
Prestwick House

The Crucible

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Characters and events in The Crucible provide the clues for a crossword puzzle that asks readers to demonstrate their knowledge of Arthur Miller's allegorical play.
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Interactive
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The Crucible Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature instructional activity, 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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Lesson Plan
K20 Learn

It Wasn't Me: "The Crucible"

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Scholars complete their study of the collective fear in Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" by conducting a mock trial to determine how many witches are in the class. Groups then analyze sections of the play for the literary devices used and...
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Organizer
Mission Valley Ambulance

The Crucible

For Students 9th - 11th
Prepare readers of Arthur Miller's The Crucible for a timed, in-class essay assessment with seven graphic organizers that ask individuals to note conflicts, both internal and external, characters' actions, possible motives, and changes...
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Lesson Plan
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Arthur Miller and The Crucible

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the dramatic elements of The Crucible. In this drama lesson plan, students explore the elements and themes of the Arthur Miller play as they read the play and watch performances of some of the acts. Students then...
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Lesson Plan
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Dramatizing History in Arthur Miller's The Crucible

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study the effect of history on fictional or dramatic works of art by reading, Arthur Miller's, The Crucible. They examine the ties between a nation's history and culture with the literature it produces.
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Lesson Plan
Novelinks

The Crucible: Questioning Strategies Bloom's Taxonomy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Enrich your unit on Arthur Miller's The Crucible with a list of reading questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Kids answer questions and provide context for the knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation...
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Lesson Plan
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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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Lesson Plan
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Persecution

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders determine the causes and effects of persecution. They read The Crucible by Arthur Miller. They analyze the historical significance of persecution. They use technology to research types of persecution.
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PPT
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 9th
Understanding the historical context of Arthur Miller's The Crucible is an important part in understanding the play itself. Over 25 slides, the audience learns details of Miller's early childhood and some major events that were happening...
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Worksheet
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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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Worksheet
Curated OER

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.