Witches Perceptions

The picture posted below is an activity that our class participated in on 9/24/12. Students in the Period E class were asked to individually visit the whiteboard and jot down a characteristic/trait that they perceived about witches. We then read an informational text article regarding a lady who practices witchcraft in real life to enable the students to identify misconceptions that people have about witches.

The purpose of this lesson was to enable the students to associate how witches are still treated in our society today and compare this attitude to that of the mass hysteria that took place against alleged witches in Salem in 1692.

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