Welcome!     
Name: Paul Carboni

Email Address: pcarboni@pdsd.org

610-497-6300, ext 2146

 
 
Audio Link to The Crucible :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7BZ_WLjX34 
 
DIRECTED QUESTIONING FOR ACT III OF THE CRUCIBLE 
 

GOAL:  ACT II FINISHED BY THE BEGINNING OF CLASS ON THURSDAY, 10/23 (HONORS); FRIDAY, 10/24 (ACCELERATED)

 

Wednesday, 10/22::  Read and fill out your graphic organizer ; Finish all reading and answer all directed questioning. 

Use textbook or audio—whichever works for you.  You may also work with a partner to help flesh out the plot.

Act II:  ends at 59:45

  KEY WORDS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE READING Act Three of The Crucible.

 

Deposition

Qualm

Imperceptible

Plaintiff

Befuddled

Affidavit

Effrontery

Floundering

Immaculate

Reprieve

 

The 3 Questions you are responsible for answering while reading Act Three of The Crucible.

 

1. How have the witch accusations been used for personal gain?  SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER WITH A CITED QUOTE.

2. How have the characters’ morals been compromised throughout the play?  SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER WITH A CITED QUOTE AND WRITE AN ANALYTICAL PARAGRAPH.

3. How have the townspeople’s beliefs in witchcraft changed throughout the play?  SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER WITH TWO CITED QUOTES.

 

Questions you should be able to answer while reading Act Three of The Crucible.

 

1.         What is Mary Warren now prepared to tell the court?

 

2.                  What compromise, or deal, does Danforth offer to Proctor? What is Proctor's response?

 

3.                  According to Giles Corey, what are Thomas Putnam’s motives for his accusations?

 

4.                  At what point does John Hale begin to show that he is less than satisfied with the court's procedures?

 

5.                  How does Abigail threaten Danforth?  What is his response?

 

6.                  What confession does Proctor make in open court? How does Danforth test the truth of this confession?

 

7.                  What happens to John Proctor at the end of the act?

 

8.                  Explain how each of the following is an example of verbal, situational, or dramatic irony:

a.                   Elizabeth protecting John’s name in court

b.                  Proctor's passionate outburst at the end of the act with the court's interpretation of       his remarks

c.                   Miller's comment in the stage directions that Abigail, "out of her infinite charity, reaches out and draws the sobbing Mary to her".



 

 

 

 

 

Writing Resources:

·        Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

·        A Quick Tutorial: How to Cite Text