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1Linking RS to Today Personal Choices In The Witch of Blackbird Pond the main character moves to a society in which her choices are much more restricted than they were when she was growing up Have small groups of students brainstorm about and list the kinds of choices they have in their society today especially in such areas as education behavior occupation dress and the choice of a mate Then have them consider the cultural factors that might restrict their choices in some way and what happens when someone breaks through the restrictions and chooses a path not sanctioned by society Encourage students to think about their conclusions as they read the novel and see if their ideas fit the situations Kit encounters 2Group Work The Freedom Debate Freedom and the importance of obeying authority are central issues in this novel Have students explore their understanding of these concepts by debating one of the following statements 1Individual freedom is more important than doing things for the good of the community 2A person should follow his or her own heart even if it means disobeying rules or going against the rest of the group CROSSCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES1Thanks for the MemoriesHave students work in small groups to role play interviews with various characters from the novel Each group can choose one or two key events in the novel and plan interviews with the characters involved asking them about their memories of the event Students assuming the roles of the characters should try to adopt their characters personality for the interview and to speak from that characters point of view on the issue 2Growing PainsAll the characters grow as a result of the events in this novel Ask students to select one character and make an illustrated timeline of that characters life within the scope of the book What incidents in their life had the most impact RESEARCH ASSIGNMENTS 1Whos To BlameThe Wethersfield people blamed Hannah for the epidemic
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