AP Language And Composition - The Crucible (AP Lang) - UPDATED 12/2/19

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"Because it is my name!"

Have students analyze Arthur Miller's The Crucible for how characters manipulate language for their purposes! In this unit, I have compiled what has worked well for me and my students in the AP Lang classroom. Included are the following:

1) Pre-reading activities on Puritan writings, a speech by Joseph McCarthy, and discussion activities for Margaret Atwood's "Half-Hanged Mary"

2) Resources for analyzing a text for rhetoric, motifs, and character.

3) Close reading questions that can be used in a variety of ways.

4) Motif, word, and character analysis activities.

5) An essay with brainstorming activities and guides for writing introductions, thesis statements, and body paragraphs

6) A fun defense or prosecution of a character speech assignment

Updated 12/2/19: All discussion and free response questions are analytical in nature and meant for student analysis and exploration. I do provide potential responses for Act I - Act IV discussion questions; however, these are my interpretations -- student answers will vary.

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Many thanks!

Mike (Lit Monster)

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