Banned or Challenged 20th-Century Classics, Grades 9–12

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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Written in the early 1950s during the McCarthy hearings, The Crucible is a classic play about the Salem Witch Trials.

In 2006, the Fulton superintendent banned The Crucible from being performed at Fulton High School in Missouri to avoid controversy.

This teacher's guide provides a synopsis of The Crucible, discussion questions, and extended learning activities.

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