Monday - Speaking like a Puritan activity. Whole class reading of Act III. Watch part of movie, if time.
HW - Continue to work on reading questions and vocabulary.
Tuesday - McCarthyism connection and the motivations for Arthur Miller writing the play.
HW - Prepare for vocab/Acts 1-3 quiz on Thursday. Reading questions due on Thursday.
Thursday - Review Act III reading questions. Vocabulary quiz review in groups. Watch up to the end of Act III of the movie.
HW - Prepare for quiz tomorrow!
Friday - Quiz on Acts 1-3 of The Crucible, along with vocab from the play.
Monday - Rough draft of expository essay due. Peer edit with a partner. Final drafts are due tomorrow at the start of class.
HW - Final draft of expository essay due tomorrow.
Tuesday - Distribute vocabulary packet. Explain associative tool list. Give students time to get started with the packet and their lists. Review Act I questions in groups. If there is time remaining, we will watch parts of Act I. Pass out Act II questions and vocabulary words.
HW - Keep working with vocabulary packet and read.
Wednesday - NO CLASS
Thursday - We will look at the role hysteria plays in the story. Prezi on hysteria and excerpts from the book. Students will read an article on hysteria in upstate New York and a discussion will ensue. Watch the movie to the end of Act II.
HW - Read the rest of Act II.
Friday - Classes are shortened due to the professional development day. We will go over Act II questions in groups. Any questions on Acts I & II and vocabulary will be answered. Begin reading Act III as a class.
HW - Review vocabulary. Act III, with questions, due on Thursday.
Monday - Review New York Times. Pre-reading worksheet for The Crucible.
HW - Continue studying for vocab/Puritan quiz on Thursday.
Tuesday - Pass out Act I reading questions. Start in-class reading. Begin character chart and continue to work on Act I questions. Review/take questions for Thursday's quiz.
Wednesday - No class.
Thursday - Quiz on vocabulary and Purtians. Students will be given an expository essay assignment. Rough draft will be due on Monday.
Friday - We will go to the computer lab to work on our expository essays.
HW - Complete rough draft for Monday's class.
- Collect essays and review SAT reading diagnostic
- Annotating/graphic organizer review
- Who were the Puritans?
- Begin Anne Bradstreet poem
Homework - Complete questions on "To My Dear and Loving Husband"
- Review poem in groups
- Class discussion
- Transition to Jonathan Edwards
Homework - Finish reading "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" and complete questions.
- Go through Edwards sermon and discuss
- Review homework questions
- Receive vocabulary for Act I of The Crucible
Homework - 1) Complete vocabulary 2) Read and annotate article on Salem, Mass.