Welcome: The Power of Persuasion: A Peek Into The Crucible and The Red Scare
Description: Students will complete an interactive WebQuest that places them in the time period of The Crucible. This webquest is designed as an introduction to the historic context of the Salem witch trials of the late 1600s. Students will be engaged in a series of investigations and activities that will allow them to empathize with the characters and situations in Arthur Miller's play The Crucible. Standard:1.02 Reflect and respond expressively to texts so that the audience will: discover multiple perspectives. investigate connections between life and literature. explore how the student's life experiences influence his or her response to the selection. recognize how the responses of others may be different. articulate insightful connections between life and literature. consider cultural or historical significance.
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum: English / Language Arts
Keywords: Salem Witch Trials, The Crucible
Author(s): Janna Robertson