Juvenile Crimal Offenders – Life Sentencing?
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
Students will assist in determing the best legal course of action to help lower the juvenile re-incarceration rate.
Students will be analyzing the issue of if juvenile’s should be eligible for life sentences.
Behavioral Norms (Student Developed):
- “Respect others opinions”- Selena (20 votes)
- “Staying on task” – Israel /Ally/Kenny ( 21 votes)
- “Only one person is allowed to talk at a time” – Charles (22 votes)
- “If you feel like you are going to lose control or getting irritated you need to let Mr. Tyler know and stand outside his door” – Tyler (23 votes)
Task #1 – Turn in 12 Step programs
Task #2 – Turn in 4 square activity
Task #3 – Turn in quick quiz
Task #4 – Overall question to consider: “Should juvenile’s be eligible for life sentences?”
Task #5 – Paper set up for case analysis of Kenneth Young’s case.
– Costa’s questioning
– Case evidence
– Arguments for and against why juveniles should be eligible for life sentences.
– Concluding paragraph – What are your thoughts on Kenneth Young’s case?