The Crucible: Practical Activity Pack for GCSE Drama

A wide range of stand-alone activities to teach this GCSE classic – for any unit or component!

A play rife with symbolism and drama, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible can be approached from many different angles and allows for the study of both naturalistic and non-naturalistic performance and production techniques.

Set text for:
  • Edexcel
  • WJEC

Comprehensive collections of diverse and engaging exercises cover the play from all angles. Pick and choose to complement your scheme of work and enhance learning:

  • Whole-text, summative and contextual activities provide a solid foundation for learning
  • Scene-by-scene tasks allow for in-depth, practical investigation of key themes and moments
  • ‘Staging the text’ section facilitates further exploration of performance and design
Activities include: The Witch Trials and the Communist Hunt; Dancing in the Woods; Panic and Accusation; Silence and Tension; Two-faced Abigail; What Does Mary Believe? Plus many more!

Plus! Dedicated ‘exam practice’ essay questions encourage students to effectively apply their skills and knowledge

Fully matched to GCSE exam board requirements, and with an activity overview grid, teacher’s notes and suggested answers for easy planning and assessment.

Supports the GCSE Play Guide.