The Crucible and the Salem Witchcraft Trials Literature and History
In this 3 week course, students will explore the history of the Salem Witchcraft Trials, as well as reading the Crucible #academic
Just in time for Halloween! Learn the real history of witchcraft accusations, and explore The Crucible. This course is an integrated history and literature course intended to explore a historical context, as well as analyze a related piece of literature. While looking at visual and written primary documents, in this course we will explore the causes and implications of the Salem Witchcraft Trials in the context of historical circumstances. Witchcraft trials throughout Europe and the New...
Students will learn about the historical circumstances of witchcraft accusations, and specifically the situation in Salem. Students will also learn literary analysis techniques as we explore the play The Crucible in light of the actual historical events.
I have a master's degree in history from the University of Cambridge and 15 years teaching experience. I have taught approved AP European, US, and English Literature courses for many years. I am trained in both historical research, as well as literary and textual analysis.
Students will have reading and writing assignments each week.
Assessment can be provided in by any means the family requests.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The witchcraft trials do involve capital punishment and some discussion of the crimes and how the victims were executed. Parental guidance is suggested. While this class will avoid any graphic discussion of the executions, typical punishments for victims of witchcraft accusations will be mentioned.
The Crucible by Arthur Miller https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=amVmZmNvc2Nob29scy51c3xzcGV5ZXJ8Z3g6MjYwNDRlZDBhYThmN2VkYw
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Feel free to request specific courses (topics) or sections (time/dates)! I am available for sections friendly to all international time zones. I will list sections as you request them. Hi everyone! I have a master's degree in history from the...
$60for 3 classes
1x per week, 3 weeks
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3-6 learners per class