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1 The Witch Interrogations Give Up Your Life or Your Soul

2 Agenda 8/31 Focus: Interrogation tactics of the Salem Witch Trials Focus: Interrogation tactics of the Salem Witch Trials Webquest reflections Webquest reflections The Sarah Good trial The Sarah Good trial Personal philosophy statements Personal philosophy statements Book distribution and explanation of tonights homework Book distribution and explanation of tonights homework Opening clip from The Crucible Opening clip from The Crucible HW: Follow the website calendar. HW: Follow the website calendar.

3 The Sarah Good Trial How would it feel to be Hathorne in this investigation? How would it feel to be Sarah Good? How would it feel to be Hathorne in this investigation? How would it feel to be Sarah Good? What tactics does Hathorne employ to assert and maintain his power? What tactics does Hathorne employ to assert and maintain his power? Does Sarah Good have any power, or is she entirely powerless? Does Sarah Good have any power, or is she entirely powerless? How does this relate to the articles weve been reading? How does this relate to the articles weve been reading? In Puritan society how are invisible crimes proven? In Puritan society how are invisible crimes proven?

4 Personal Philosophy Please take 5 minutes to write on each of the following statements (write the statement down first): Please take 5 minutes to write on each of the following statements (write the statement down first): If youre a good citizen, you always do what the government expects. If youre a good citizen, you always do what the government expects. You should always defend your friends and family no matter what, even if it means lying for them. You should always defend your friends and family no matter what, even if it means lying for them.

5 Every society needs a scapegoat. Every society needs a scapegoat. Its human nature to obey. Its human nature to obey. People who do cruel things can still be good people. People who do cruel things can still be good people.

6 As you read… Annotate by asking at least three strong questions and making at least one connection to one of the philosophy statements that you brainstormed today. Annotate by asking at least three strong questions and making at least one connection to one of the philosophy statements that you brainstormed today. When you annotate, you can either write in the margins, write at the end of the assigned reading, write on sticky notes, or keep an outside journal (typed). When you annotate, you can either write in the margins, write at the end of the assigned reading, write on sticky notes, or keep an outside journal (typed).

7 Vocabulary Overview Each Thursday we will dedicate the first part of class to learning new vocabulary. Each Thursday we will dedicate the first part of class to learning new vocabulary. We will pick the 5 or 6 hardest words in the chapters to create slides for. We will pick the 5 or 6 hardest words in the chapters to create slides for. Students will take turns creating the slides. Students will take turns creating the slides. Each Tuesday we will have a quiz over the entire chapter (you need to study the easier words on your own). Each Tuesday we will have a quiz over the entire chapter (you need to study the easier words on your own).

8 Reflecting on each others personal philosophies of good and evil… Please take a little time to look over either/both of the past two blogs. Please take a little time to look over either/both of the past two blogs. Find one quotation written by someone else in the class that you find particularly intriguing, strong, eloquent, or otherwise powerful. Find one quotation written by someone else in the class that you find particularly intriguing, strong, eloquent, or otherwise powerful. Copy and paste it into a new document titled Personal Philosophy. Be sure to give credit to the person who wrote it. Copy and paste it into a new document titled Personal Philosophy. Be sure to give credit to the person who wrote it.

9 What should the slides look like? On your PowerPoint please include the following: On your PowerPoint please include the following: The word and its part of speech The word and its part of speech The definition The definition Two synonyms and two antonyms (go for the really hard ones!) Two synonyms and two antonyms (go for the really hard ones!) An original sentence using the word An original sentence using the word A mnemonic device (image, song, etc.) A mnemonic device (image, song, etc.) Optional: Exploring the words roots Optional: Exploring the words roots

10 How do we get the slides to Ms. Leclaire? Please dropbox your PowerPoint in the 4 th hour dropbox BEFORE class begins. Please dropbox your PowerPoint in the 4 th hour dropbox BEFORE class begins. Be prepared to present at the beginning of class. Be prepared to present at the beginning of class. If you are absent, please me your PowerPoint, preferably BEFORE class that day. If you are absent, please me your PowerPoint, preferably BEFORE class that day.

11 Agenda 9/14 Focus: Exploring the purpose of Millers opening descriptions; setting up how to read (and act) the play Focus: Exploring the purpose of Millers opening descriptions; setting up how to read (and act) the play Chapter 12 vocabulary quiz Chapter 12 vocabulary quiz Blog choices: Repression and freedom Blog choices: Repression and freedom Readers Theatre Readers Theatre Impromptu fishbowl on yesterdays topics…where does Salem fit in? Impromptu fishbowl on yesterdays topics…where does Salem fit in? Fiery Reading Log explanation Fiery Reading Log explanation


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