BUNDLE: SALEM WITCH TRIALS - Lesson, Reading Comprehension, and Bingo
This bundled product contains everything you need for your unit on the Salem Witch Trials.

This bundle includes my three Salem Witch Trial Products:

• Colonial Careers: Salem Witch Trial Judge ($6.00 value)
• Reading Comprehension Salem Witch Trials Reading Passages and Questions ($6.00 value)
• Bingo – Salem Witch Trials ($4.00 value)

Buy this bundle and get all three products for only $12.00

This product is perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for CLOSE READING with any non-fiction graphic organizer. THIS LESSON INCLUDES READING PASSAGES, COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS, TEACHER’S KEY, CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES, BINGO CARDS AND CLUES, AND NON-FICTION GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS.

Informational Text
There are twelve pages of informational text about the topic: The Salem Witch Trials. The passages cover the following topics:
• Puritans in England and America
• Laws of the Puritans
• The Salem Witch Trials – How It Began
• Arrests and Examinations
• The Process for Putting a Witch on Trial in Salem in 1692
• The Court and the Judges
• The Associate Magistrates
• Cotton Mather – Minister and Writer
• The Accusers and the Accused
• The End of the Salem Witch Trials
• The Aftermath of the Salem Witch Trials

This Bundle also includes BINGO Cards and Clues:
The words in this BINGO set relate to the topic and make the perfect review for the pages of informational text.

This product includes:
36 Unique Bingo Cards (18 pages with two cards per sheet)
The Caller’s Tracking Sheet
24 Calling Cards Containing Words and Clues

The Following Bingo Words are Included:
1692, Accusers, Acquit, Betty Parris, Brigit Bishop, Cotton Mather, Gallows Hill
Giles Corey, Increase, Magistrate, Oyer, Pillory, Pressing, Prosecutor, Puritan, Restitution, Salem, Spectral Evidence, Terminer, Testimony, Tituba, William Stoughton, Williams Phips, Witch’s Marks

This BUNDLE includes the following CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
 Magistrate Job Application
 Comprehension Worksheet
 A Witch or Bewitched?
 Graphing Activity: Complete a Pie Chart
 Speak Like a Puritan
 Choose a Puritan Name
 Bingo Review Words and Clues to Create your own Bingo Cards
 Puritan Children – Modern Children – A Comparison Activity
 Create a Newspaper!
 Read and Analyze Depositions Against Rebecca Nurse

I have also included Non-Fiction Graphic Organizers and a suggested reading list.

(Note: The informational text also appears in my Colonial Careers Lesson Plan)
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Created: Dec 29, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

Lesson Plan

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