World Lit: The Crucible, Continued

Standard:  ELAGSE11-12RL3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

Learning Target: I can analyze the characters’ actions and the author’s intent in The Crucible.

Opening Session:  Why Arthur Miller Wrote The Crucible

Work Session: Today we’re continuing to read The Crucible! We should be getting close to the end at this point!

Closing Session: Journal Entry: Why do you think Miller chose to write The Crucible about events that happened hundreds of years ago, instead of writing a straightforward criticism of McCarthyism?

Assessment: Formative (journal check, class discussions)

Differentiation: Process (scaffolding)

Homework: Read 20 minutes in your Free Choice book

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