The Crucible Study Guide and Homework

Hello dears,

Here’s the study guide to The Crucible that I’ve made up for you all. A paper copy will be winging its way to you shortly, but in the meantime, this is a digital copy.

The Crucible Revision Guide 2015

For Monday 1st February, I’d like you to read over the historical context (pages 2-3), and the character analysis for John, Abigail and Elizabeth (pages 18-21).




RUAE Materials

Below is your Higher RUAE Homework booklet that Mrs King has been working on with you, as various other bits and bobs on how to answer the questions.


H Reading

Close Reading for Higher English

Higher Close Reading – Imagery

Marking Guidelines for Last Question

Summarising – the last questions

FormulaIn your own words ppt


Word choice, Imagery, Language ppt

RUAE Formulae

Critical Essay Help

For those of you still panicking about writing critical essays, here’s a copy of the Critical Essay Masterclass PowerPoint we went over in class.

Critical Essay Masterclass

Below is also a selection of exemplar critical essays/paragraphs to help see the standards we are looking for:

model essay – Animal Farm

PEE paragraph for CE

Black Mirror Exemplar

And a last minute checklist for any essays you are practising:

Critical Essay Self Assessment

AND some example prose questions for ‘The Kite Runner’:

Higher Prose CE Questions