Presentation on theme: "Fear controlled the Puritans of Salem in the year 1692 when accusations of witchcraft began to plague the town. Travel back in time and find if you would."— Presentation transcript:
1 Fear controlled the Puritans of Salem in the year 1692 when accusations of witchcraft began to plague the town. Travel back in time and find if you would survive.IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion
2 Bridget BishopDive into Salem, Massachusetts 1692, when the public lived in fear of witch accusations . Discover the history of the witch trials and what it felt like to be Bridget Bishop (pictured), whose life was the first to be stolen.Click Bridget Bishop to begin.
3 Process2. Get a feel for what it was like during the trials by playing You’re Accused!3. Test what you have learned with Salem Witch Trial Jeopardy.1. Read about the history of the Salem Witch Trial of 1692.4. Learn the importance of quotes from The Crucible.“Quotes”
4 TasksAfter learning about the actual historic events of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, write a 3-4 page essay comparing and contrasting them to events depicted in The Crucible by Arthur Miller.Pretend that you are living in 1962, write a play script for a witch trial with your group members. Make sure to make it as realistic as possible. Your group will be acting out the play in front of the class.and
5 What’s the Importance? Importance I look for John Proctor that took me from my sleep and put knowledge in my heart! I never knew what pretense Salem was, I never knew the lying lessons I was taught by all these Christian women and their covenanted men! And now you bid me tear the light out of my eyes? I will not, I cannot! You loved me, John Proctor, and whatever sin it is, you love me yet!Importance
6 What’s the Importance?Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!Importance
7 5. Take this quiz and test your knowledge of The Crucible 5. Take this quiz and test your knowledge of The Crucible. This will help you write your essay, so pay attention!Quiz
8 ConclusionYou have entered the world of Salem in 1692 and left with a better understanding of the history behind The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Before you start your essay, take this knowledge and ask yourselfWhat was it like to live in Salem 1692?Would you have survived?If you want more information, here are some other links that might interest you.
9 Essay Skit The essay will be graded as follows: Possible – 80 points20 points – grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure.20 points – Use of examples to support the main idea.40 points – Displays the knowledge learned from reading the play and participating in the WebQuest.SkitThe skit will be graded as follows:Possible – 60 points30 points – Written Script with actions as well as dialogue displayed.20 points – Historical accuracy10 points – Creativity