The Crucible

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use as a review to prepare readers for a reading assessment
  • Have class members assess the strengths and weakness of the puzzle and then have groups create their own
Classroom Considerations
  • The 24 clues focus on events and character actions rather than on the significance of these aspects of the play
Pros
  • The packet includes an answer key
Cons
  • Many of the clues are worded in such a way that it is difficult to determine how to respond
Common Core