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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



The assignment
The Assignment Trials

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 Trials

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 Trials

  • 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 Trials

  • 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 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 Trials

  • 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 Trials

  • 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 & TrialsThe 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 Trials

  • 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 Trials

  • 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 Trials

  • 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 Trials

  • 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 Trials

  • 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) Trials

  • 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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