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The Crucible eNotes Teaching Guide

by eNotes

  • Release Date: October 09, 2019
  • Subjects: Language Arts and Literature
  • Age Levels: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, and Grade 9
  • Pages: 16
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This guide highlights some of the most salient aspects of the text before you begin teaching Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. Whether it’s your first or hundredth time, teaching this text to your class will give your students unique insight into American colonial culture, the roots of moral panic, and the shortcomings of justice systems.


Our eNotes Teaching Guides have been designed to help first-time and veteran teachers open up classic works of literature for their students. Each guide provides creative and practical approaches to teaching the text, as well as rich background information, key plot points, and recommended texts.

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