Monday - Pass out The Crucible books and have students fill out book cards for their assigned books. Give students Act I reading questions, which will be due once Act I is finished. Go over characters and assign out parts. Begin reading.
HOMEWORK - Smithsonian article on Salem, MA. Read and annotate!
Tuesday/Wednesday - Pass out character chart to each student. We will fill these out as we read along. Review NYT article from Monday night. What did we learn from it? How does Salem, MA seem to be? A city upon a hill like we took notes about? Continue reading as a class. Begin watching movie, if time.
Thursday - DO NOW to begin class. Read together for twenty minutes. Pass out activity packet for the entirety of the play. Allow students time to work on the packets. Share out responses to the various activity sheets.
Friday - Continue reading as a class. Work on character chart and close reading questions. Introduce and pass out the first vocabulary packet of the year. We will have vocabulary packets and quizzes every two weeks. The first quiz will be next Friday. Watch movie, if time.
HOMEWORK - Finish reading Act I for Monday's quiz.