The Crucible. By Arthur Miller. A ceramic or metal container in which metals or other substances may be melted or subjected to very high temperatures . A place or occasion of severe test or trial: "the crucible of combat". What is a CRUCIBLE?. It melts
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By Arthur Miller
A place or occasion of severe test or trial: "the crucible of combat"What is a CRUCIBLE?
When you do something that might get you into trouble, how do you typically proceed?
After reading Act I of The Crucible, write ONE PARAGRAPH about ONE of the character’s MOTIVES.Thursday, May 02 Bellwork
A 3 makes a claim about a character’s motives, supports that claim with reasons and evidence, and concludes.
A 2 is missing some elements, or doesn’t really answer the prompt.
A 1 isn’t a paragraph.
Grade your paragraph from yesterday on a scale of 1-3.Friday, May 03 Bellwork
give it a 4!!
Write three complete sentences about why you believe the conjuring phenomenon in Salem is real/fake/somewhere in between.Monday, May 06 Bellwork
Back when we read The Great Gatsby, we discussed what our reactions would be if we found out that our spouses were cheating. Some of you said you’d leave. Others said you would try to work it out.
What do you think of Mary Warren? Is she trying to do the right thing? Is she like Abigail? Does she want to hurt people?
After reading and watching Act 2, write a journal entry from the point of view of one of these characters:
In Act 3, Judge Danforth tells Francis and Proctor that “a person is either with this court or he must be counted against it, there be no road between” (964).
Choose a character from Act 3, and explain how his/her true nature is revealed by the “crucible” of the court scene.