A bargain compared to other Salem CSI Investigations!! The final product will be an essay in which students decide which theory or theories best explain why the Salem Witch Trials happened. Students need to support their answers with evidence. Included in this highly engaging investigation of The Salem Witch Trials:
1. Background Info
2. Mass hysteria theory
3. Links to two other theories: Ergot and Division in Salem.
4. Graphic organizer for the theories.
5. Discussion questions
6. Persuasive paper organizer
7. Rubric for Persuasive Paper.
8. Video questions for Secrets of the Dead: Witches Curse
9. Questions for students to answer for The Salem Interactive
10. Directions for the teacher.