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The Crucible Project. The complete this project, follow the directions contained in this PowerPoint. Click on the Picture to watch a video on the Salem Witch Trials. The Assignment. 1. Follow the prompts in this PowerPoint to help you conduct your research. Record your sources!!

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The crucible project

The Crucible Project

The complete this project, follow the directions contained in this PowerPoint


Click on the picture to watch a video on the salem witch trials

Click on the Picture to watch a video on the Salem Witch Trials


The assignment

The Assignment

1. Follow the prompts in this PowerPoint to help you conduct your research. Record your sources!!

2. Create a 5-slide PowerPoint about your group’s assigned topic with which you will use to teach the class

  • BE CREATIVE: use lots of IMAGES and few words – NO complete sentences

  • All words must be at least 30 point font

  • The slides must be visually appealing

  • You can use noise/music as long as it is appropriate

  • You may use note cards

  • Project your voices!!! Practice & know how to pronounce everything


The assignment continued

The Assignment Continued

3. Create a works cited page of your resources using MLA format as the 6th slide of your PowerPoint (click here for help with how to cite a website)

4. Create 3 multiple-choice test questions about your topic – do not make the wrong answers obvious – type these in Word and print them out. Make sure the answers for all three questions are smoothly integrated into your presentation.


The assignment continued1

The Assignment Continued

  • Print out your slides in the handout format – 6 slides to a page in black and white

    EVERYONE must participate equally during the presentation and share equally in the preparation work in the lab

THIS IS A TEST GRADE


Click on your assigned topic

Click on your assigned topic

  • Salem Witch Trials

  • Important People

  • Arthur Miller

  • Cold War

  • McCarthyism & The Crucible

  • Static and dynamic characters

  • Irony, tragedy, and tragic hero

  • External & internal conflict and theme

  • Metaphor, simile, and personification


Salem witch trials

Salem Witch Trials

  • Answer these questions in your presentation using the cites listed in the green box

  • Approximately when did the Salem witch trials take place?

  • What are some possible causes for the hysteria in Salem? 

  • What event concerning the Parrish children ignited the hysteria?

  • What types of punishment were used for those accused of witchcraft?

  • What happened to those who did not confess to witchcraft?

  • How many lives did the Salem trials ultimately claim?

NRHS Virtual Library- scroll down and click on Worldbook

The Witchcraft Trials in Salem: A Commentary

Salem Witchcraft Trials 1692


Important people

Important People

  • Using these websites, briefly state the identity of each person in the chart below

    • Biographies

    • More biographies

    • John Proctor & Abigail Williams


Arthur miller

Arthur Miller

  • Give a BRIEF biography of Arthur Miller’s life using these internet sources

    • Go to the media center website, click on virtual library, then click on “EBSCOhost.” Choose the “student research center” then select “biographies”

    • Go to the media center website, click on virtual library, then click on “Worldbook Online”


Mccarthyism the crucible

McCarthyism & The Crucible

  • First, investigate McCarthyism using this worksheet

  • Second, read about how McCarthyism is in The Crucible by typing in “The Crucible” into the Worldbook Online which is linked to the media center website in the virtual library.

    Presentation:

    1. Explain McCarthyism to the class with the answers you found to the worksheet

    2. Explain to the class how Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible as a veiled (hidden) criticism of McCarthyism.


Cold war

Cold War

  • Explain the Cold War to the class using KEY information from the Worldbook Online which is linked to the media center website in the virtual library.

  • You only need to read the information on the Worldbook up to the first sub section called “the coming of the Cold War”

  • I recommend printing out the article then highlighting the information you think you will use during the presentation

  • How could you present this topic in a creative way with your PowerPoint??


Static and dynamic characters

Static and Dynamic Characters

  • Define the difference between static and dynamic characters using the sites below

    • http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms.html

    • http://www.masconomet.org/teachers/trevenen/litterms.htm

  • Use at least two pieces of literature that we have read to give an example of a static and dynamic character. Be sure to fully explain why the character is static or dynamic.


Irony tragedy tragic hero

Irony, Tragedy, & Tragic Hero

  • Define each term using the sites below

    • http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms.html

    • http://www.masconomet.org/teachers/trevenen/litterms.htm

  • Give an example of each term using literature we have studied this year. You must use at least 2 different pieces of literature. Fully explain your application of the given term to the piece of literature.


External conflict internal conflict theme

External Conflict, Internal Conflict, & Theme

  • Define each term using the sites below

    • http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms.html

    • http://www.masconomet.org/teachers/trevenen/litterms.htm

  • Give an example of each term using literature we have studied this year. You must use at least 2 different pieces of literature. Fully explain your application of the given term to the piece of literature.


Metaphor simile and personification

Metaphor, Simile, and Personification

  • Define each term using the sites below

    • http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms.html

    • http://www.masconomet.org/teachers/trevenen/litterms.htm

  • Give an example of each term using literature we have studied this year. You must use at least 2 different pieces of literature. Fully explain your application of the given term to the piece of literature.


Citations page 6 of your presentation

Citations (page 6 of your presentation)

  • Title your page “Works Cited” then alphabetize citations following the citation format below

  • Website Citation:

    Author. “Title of Page.” Title of the Larger Site. Date of

    Publication. Name of Associated Institution.

    Date you viewed the cited. <brief web address >.

  • Example Website citation:

    Trevenen, Thomas. “Dynamic Character.” Literary Terms.

    2001-2002. Masconomet.org. 2 March 2010.

    www.masconomet.org/teachers.


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