The Crucible Novel Unit
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Lies, deceit, respect, reputation, compassion, forgiveness, good versus evil, justice, religion, jealousy AND the supernatural... sounds like the making of a modern day soap opera. Sit back and enjoy the telling of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible as A Novel Advantage™weaves a spell to unravel the world of Puritan life and the Salem Witch trials. With the help of A Novel Advantage™ the reader will understand what is meant when Miller writes: "There is a misty plot afoot so subtle we should be criminal to cling to old respects and ancient friendships."
- Positioning the Reader - About the Author - Historical Background - Literary Elements - The Setting - Character Descriptions - Formative Assessments
- Collaborating with the Text - Chapter Summaries
- Amplifying Understanding - Writing Performance Tasks - Graphic Organizers and Activities
A Novel Advantage’s™ The Crucible includes 134 slides, purposefully created to Position the Reader, Collaborate with the Text, and Amplify Understanding which take you into, through and beyond the Anglo-Saxon classic epic. With A Novel Advantage™, lies, deceit, respect, reputation, compassion, forgiveness, good versus evil, justice, religion, jealousy AND the supernatural... become the portal to the Red Scare of McCarthyism.