A POWERPOINT presentation that reviews and summarizes the action of Act I of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Mulitple characters enter and leave this act that begins the story of the Salem Witch Trials leaving many students confused as to who is who and what is going on. By the end of the act, students can be frustrated. This summary helps students understand the plot and gives us time to talk about the motivation of each character as well as the effects of their decisions have on themselves and others. It also gives the teacher the chance to identify the areas where their class isthe most lost or confused before moving on to the rest of the play.