American Lit: The Crucible, Act I, 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 a dramatic text to determine appropriate tone and inflection to convey meaning.

Opening Session: Video SparkNotes on The Crucible

Work Session: Today our main focus will be finishing act I of The Crucible, through the end of the act. I will be reading as the narrator, and I need volunteers to read for each of the following parts:

  • Tituba
  • Parris
  • Abigail
  • Susanna
  • Mrs. Putnam
  • Putnam
  • Mercy
  • Mary
  • Betty
  • Proctor
  • The Narrator (Mrs. Bristow)

As we finish reading today, we’ll work on activity 2.5 on page 127 of your books.

Closing Session: Vocab QUIZ!

Assessment: Informal – class reading and discussion

Differentiation: Interest, Process (student choice in reading parts, varied reading lengths)

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