Today we will continue yesterday's activity, where we looked for the following items:

EVIDENCE: How is the handling or use of evidence similar or different from today’s use of evidence, or the use of evidence during the McCarthy hearings?
COURTROOM PROCEDURES:  How are courtroom procedures in The Crucible similar or different to those during the McCarthy hearings or today?
MCCARTHY ERA CHARACTERS:  Which characters resemble McCarthy the most?  Who resembles those accused of communism?  What other characters are representative of people from the McCarthy hearings?
INTEGRITY:  How is integrity questioned in Act III?  How is questioning someone’s integrity a strong thing to do?  How does it influence the power structure between two people?

Use your knowledge from American history, and from the McCarthyism/Red Scare review we completed last week to locate examples from the text.

OBJECTIVE:  Recognize the parallels between the McCarthy hearings and The Crucible.  

CCSS:  RL.11-12.1:  Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.  RL.11-12.9:  Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem.

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