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Act One Focus Questions (Staple this to a separate sheet of paper where you record your answers). 1.

What has occurred between John Proctor and Abigail Williams before the time in which the play begins? 2. Reread lines 1017-1056 at the end of Act One. Why do you think Tituba and Abigal admit to having practiced witchcraft? Why did they name others? 3. Describe 3-5 character traits about the following people in the play: a. Abigail Williams b. John Proctor c. Reverend Hale 4. Based on what you have learned about Abigail in Act One, predict. Whom do you think she might accuse as the play goes on? Use MLA Citations to cite specific evidence from the story. 5. What do the characters in the play believe about witches. List their beliefs in a concept web.

Act One Focus Questions (Staple this to a separate sheet of paper where you record your answers). 1. What has occurred between John Proctor and Abigail Williams before the time in which the play begins? 2. Reread lines 1017-1056 at the end of Act One. Why do you think Tituba and Abigal admit to having practiced witchcraft? Why did they name others? 3. Describe 3-5 character traits about the following people in the play: a. Abigail Williams b. John Proctor c. Reverend Hale 4. Based on what you have learned about Abigail in Act One, predict. Whom do you think she might accuse as the play goes on? Use MLA Citations to cite specific evidence from the story. 5. What do the characters in the play believe about witches. List their beliefs in a concept web.

Act One Focus Questions (Staple this to a separate sheet of paper where you record your answers). 1. What has occurred between John Proctor and Abigail Williams before the time in which the play begins? 2. Reread lines 1017-1056 at the end of Act One. Why do you think Tituba and Abigal admit to having practiced witchcraft? Why did they name others? 3. Describe 3-5 character traits about the following people in the play: a. Abigail Williams b. John Proctor c. Reverend Hale 4. Based on what you have learned about Abigail in Act One, predict. Whom do you think she might accuse as the play goes on? Use MLA Citations to cite specific evidence from the story. 5. What do the characters in the play believe about witches. List their beliefs in a concept web.

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The Crucible Act One Characterization and Motivation Quiz 1. According to the doctor, what is a possible cause of Reverend Parris daughters illness?

2. What is Reverend Parris motivation to avoid the doctors idea as a possibility?

3. Betty and Ruth Putnam are both afflicted with this sudden illness. Contrast: how are their illnesses different?

4. What were Betty, Abigail, Tituba, and the other girls doing in the forest? Be specific about what happened.

5. Abigail has two reasons for wanting terrible things to happen to Elizabeth Proctor. What is her motivation for doing this? 1. 2. 6. What is Thomas Putnams motivation for accusing people of witchcraft? List two reasons 1. 2. 7. After Tituba confesses, what is the girls motivation to suddenly confess acts of witchcraft?

8. How does Giles Corey unintentionally condemn his wife to witchery?

Extra Credit: What is Betty and Ruths motivation for faking sick? Be specific.