Let's Go Back to Salem: An Overview of the Salem Witch Trials
During this two day course, we will discuss the causes of the witch trials. We will learn about history leading up to the trials, the events of the trials as they happened, and the results and cultural impacts of this travesty.
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Once per week
over 2 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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This will be a two day course, during which we will take a deep dive into the rich and fascinating history of the Salem witch trials. The class will be lecture based with some discussion. I will also use images and short video clips to enhance the students' understanding of the topic. In the first class, we will begin with a brief history of the town itself, and the community divide between Salem Village and Salem town. We will discuss the religious beliefs and practices of the Puritans...
Students will learn about the events leading up to the Salem witch trials, the people involved, and the events themselves. Students will also learn about the cultural relevance of the witch trials.
I have taught extensively about the Salem witch trials as a high school teacher. I was also born in Salem and study the trials extensively. I have done a lot of research about the events, and have no problem teaching it in a sensitive way.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The Salem witch trials were historical events, involving violent deaths, wrongful persecution, and religion. There maybe possible triggers for some students. Images shown may be graphic, depicting violence. The content and discussion may be disturbing to students, therefore parental discretion is strongly advised.
A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials One town’s strange journey from paranoia to pardon Jess Blumberg October 23, 2007 https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/a-brief-history-of-the-salem-witch-trials-175162489/ https://www.history.com/topics/colonial-america/salem-witch-trials https://www.salem.org/salem-witch-trials/
NaomiNaomi's English for Everyone
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97 completed classes
Hi! I have been teaching English, Language Arts, Grammar, Writing, History, and ESOL for twenty years. I love connecting with my students and tailoring my teaching to their specific needs and wants. My students are challenged! I promise to assess...