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Title: The Crucible Project


1
The Crucible Project
  • The witch hunt for information

2
Agenda
  • Introduction to The Crucible
  • www.spsv.org-- Finding Ms. Pittmans page
  • The Project
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Group Assignments
  • Project Schedule

3
Introduction The Crucible
  • Genre Play- tragedy
  • Author Arthur Miller
  • Year Published 1953
  • Setting Salem, Massachusetts
  • Themes Intolerance Hysteria
  • Reputation

4
Ms. Pittmans Website
  • www.spsv.org
  • Departments-English
  • Ms. Pittman
  • Projects
  • The Crucible Project
  • Project opens in a new page (CTRL)

5
The Crucible Project
  • This project has several components broken up
    into a step-by-step model.
  • Individual
  • Group
  • Culminates in a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Project will take approximately two weeks

6
The Crucible Project
  • This project introduces The Crucible by posing
    the following question
  • What should be done to keep the innocent from
    being accused and presumed guilty?

7
The Crucible Project
  • You will
  • research the background of the
  • Salem Witch Trials
  • McCarthyism
  • and other "witch hunts" throughout history
  • Find their causes, evaluate their consequences,
    and develop a solution that would help avoid
    and/or prevent such "witch hunts" in the future.
  • Letter to the Editor

8
The Crucible Project
  • The Process
  • Do steps 1 2 for homework tonight. Journal in
    your notebooks.
  • Steps 3, 4, 5 will begin in the library tomorrow

9
The Crucible Project
  • The Process Step 3
  • Research
  • Sources online
  • PBS
  • History Textbook
  • You must use 3 sources (annotated bibliography)

10
The Crucible Project
  • The Process Step 3
  • Research finding reliable sources
  • Internet
  • Consider the Source
  • Compare Sources
  • Seek the Original Source
  • Check with a librarian, teacher, parent
  • When evaluating a source on the net ask yourself
    Is the information (1) reasonable, (2) reliable,
    (3) accurate, (4) current, (5) complete?

11
The Crucible Project
  • The Process Step 3
  • Infotrac

12
Annotated Bibliography
  • Annotated Bibliography is a list of citations to
    books, articles, and documents.
  • Each citation is followed by a brief (usually
    about 150 word) descriptive and evaluative
    paragraph, the annotation.
  • The purpose of the annotation is to inform the
    reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of
    the sources cited.

13
Annotated Bibliography
  • You must have 3 typed annotations of 1 paragraph
    each that must include
  • MLA citation format for the article
  • Summary of the main ideas in the article
  • 1-2 sentences stating your impression of the
    article (what did you like/dislike about it?)

14
Annotated Bibliography
  • SAMPLE ANNOTATION
  • Cite sources in MLA format
  • Writers Inc. pp 259-274

15
Annotated Bibliography
  • Summary
  • 1. Explain the main point of the source(book,
    journal, website,etc.) in three to five
    sentences.
  • Focus on purpose, content, special value
  • Be sure to use complete sentences and to avoid
    wordiness.
  • 2. In 1-2 sentences state your impression of the
    article.
  • What do you like or dislike
  • MAXIMUM 7 SENTENCES

16
The Crucible Project Schedule
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