Day 1

The Crucible Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Character Profiles

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    to gain understanding of who characters are

    Common Core Standards:



    Reading plays is difficult when students don't have a clear picture of who is speaking each line. Guide students through the creation of character profiles by completing one for Reverend Parris together on an interactive white board, and having students complete the remainder individually or in groups of two or three. For each character, have students write out a sheet with: name
    age (specific or general)
    personality (3+ adjectives, and 1+ line of dialogue/description that gives evidence for a trait)...

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