In the 10th grade, The Crucible by Arthur Miller, is one of the plays we read and unless students are clear about the roles of each character, it is easy for them to get lost and not know each character's contributions to the plot. To help reinforce and analyze characters, they will create trading cards for the major characters after reading Act 1.
Students will be divided into 8 groups and each group will be assigned one character where they will be asked to provide a description, offer insight on thoughts and feelings, conflicts, wishes, actions, impressions, and make personal connections.
Once they've created trading cards, copies will be made for each student to help review for the final exam.
They will do this by going to the following website:
This lesson plan is from the "Read/Write/Think" site: