WITCHES, SECRETS AND LIES
It's the 1690s, in Salem, Massachusetts - and the superstitious local population believe in the power of the devil. When bad things start to happen, they believe it's due to witchcarft. Suspicion falls on local girls following secret meetings in the forest, where they chant and dance around a fire. Sentenced witches will be hanged, or burnt at the stake. At a time when anybody can accuse another of witchcraft, a climate of fear falls on the town. Sarah Smith, 16, has become the enemy of the malicious Abigail Finch, a girl without conscience or morals, who is jealous of Sarah. It's a very dangerous situation.
Cross-curricular focus: Social History