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T HE C RUCIBLE A CT 1
DateStandardsTextTest Date 8/14/14 or 8/15/14 RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. SL 1D: Respond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives; synthesize comments, claims, and evidence made on all sides of an issue; and resolve contradictions when possible. “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller (used to be married to Marilyn Monroe) Even: 9/9/14 Odd: 9/10/14
P RE - READING R EVIEW Q UESTIONS : A NSWER THE QUESTION THAT CORRESPONDS TO YOUR NUMBER ON YOUR DESK 1. Who are Reverend Parris, Betty, and Abigail? What is their relationship? 2. Who is Tituba? What is her relationship to the family? 3. What is wrong with Betty? 4. Why does Parris suggest calling in Reverend Hale? 5. Who are Ann and Thomas Putnam? What do they suggest is wrong with the Betty and Ruth? 6. Who is Ruth? What is her relationship to the Putnams? What is wrong with her? 7. Who is Mercy Lewis? What is her relationship to the Putnams? 8. What does the conversation between Abigail, Mercy Lewis, Mary Warren, and Betty reveal about their recent activities? 9. What do you know about the Puritan lifestyle so far?
A NSWER AS YOU READ What is Mary Warren’s relationship to John Proctor? What do we discover has happened between Abigail and John Proctor? How does John feel about Abigail? What does Rebecca Nurse think about the girls’ “sickness”? Why doesn’t John Proctor go to church? What is Reverend Parris complaining about? Why would Abigail single out Tituba instead of one of the other girls who were in the forrest? How does Hale confuse Tituba? What is the significance of their conversation? How and by whom are the other villagers accused of witchcraft? What is the motivation for the girls' accusations? Why does Hale want the marshal to come with “irons”? Which Salemites do you think the marshal will visit?
C LASS A CTIVITIES Group activity (20-30 minutes) Get in baseball groups Your group will be assigned a character Discuss what you all have written in the character sheet about this character – add to/revise your sheet as needed Create a poster with important details, quotes, actions, and information about this character Continue reading page 157 – 162 (end of Act I)