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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

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Exploring the Salem witch trials   
A selection of questions for students to research and answer. A useful homework sheet or for some quick-fire questions.
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Analysing the overture
A selection of questions focusing on the overture.
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From the playwright's mouth
A card sort activity to match the characters with Miller's own descriptions of them. An interactive Matching resource is also available.
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Exploring themes
Students work in groups to explore the different themes within 'The Crucible', with guidance for each theme.
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Top trumps
Students allocate scores to characters for different attributes and then play this fun game! Useful for revision of characters and their temperaments.
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Ups and downs
Tension graph and supporting quotation grids for the play. Use blank grids or more detailed ones for differentiation.
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Who's who?
A diagrammatic introduction to the characters and the relationships between them.
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Check the facts!
A summary of the historical trials with questions exploring the 'amendments' Miller made, and the relevance of the play today.
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Sort your acts out!
Sequence key events from each act of the play. Answers on final sheet.
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Writing as the Reverend
Creative tasks relating to each act. Great for collaborative writing.
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In the spotlight
Encourages analysis of speeches by Danforth in Act 3, Proctor in Acts 2 and 4 and Hale in Act 4.
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Crucial Crucible questions
A series of questions on each act and an essay question for students to attempt.
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Exploring the context of The Crucible
A useful resource for exploring how Miller's notes in the play add to the presentation of Salem in Act One. (Page references refer to Penguin edition: ISBN 0140181547)
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Who said what? Identify the quotations
Students identify the speakers - great as a timed activity. (The Word document contains the answers.)
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Considering character, language and context
A helpful summary of the play for students to complete.
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Elizabeth and John Proctor's relationship in Act 2
Two relationship analysis grids, one of which is already completed.
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A selection of essay questions
Focused questions on the play that could be useful for revision or homework.
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