Now that you have
finished the first act of The Crucible, you need to select one of
the following writing prompts on which to write
a one-page, double-spaced, typed response. While I don’t expect you to go
through a brainstorming or outlining process for this response, it should be
obvious that some thought went into the assignment. This assignment
will be turned in with portfolio 1 in lesson 5.
Please select one of
the following prompts to write your journal about.
Choose one of the anticipation statements you ranked
before you read and expound on your thoughts.
Fear, or any emotion, can be a dangerous and powerful
thing while experienced in a group. Describe a time when you allowed
yourself to be carried away because you were feeling an emotion in a group
The world has experienced many times when fear
overcomes reasoning. What text-to-world connections can you think of?
Why do you think Abigail has so much power over the
other girls? Is this a fairly accurate characterization for Arthur Miller
to make—that, in a group of friends, there will be one individual who will
be so strong as to almost bend the will of the others? Have you seen this
happen in your experiences?
Please format your
assignment in the following manner. Assignments not labeled correctly will not
In the top left-hand side of the page please include::
the lesson title, portfolio number and lesson number
the assignment name
In the top right-hand side of the page please include: