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Teaching The witch: The facts behind the folktales

The witch: The facts behind the folktales

From The Wizard of Oz to Harry Potter, Macbeth to Bewitched, witches have long been a part of popular culture. Witches are now regularly presented as cuddly feminists, but there are real horrors lurking behind the fantasy.

Marion Gibson, University of Exeter
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did fear of witches affect real communities in history?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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