Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plans (2-11-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Columbia vs Chris Archer

Unit:

Columbia v Chris Archer

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will be able to argue the case of Columbia v Chris Archer in the correct trial steps order with 90% accuracy.

*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators

Today’s Objective(s):

Students will be better prepared for trial by doing the prep work for America v Pat Morton.

*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide

Vocabulary:

Court 

Agenda:

Warm Up:

Are you serious Tyler? Your gone again? Yes…… this time I am up in the top of the A building doing academic conferences with other Social Studies teachers. Good news is I will be back by tomorrow.

Task #1 

 

Courtroom Layout

Tomorrow at the beginning of class we are going to run through the entire scripted mock trial of Mock Trial Script #2 -America v. Pat Morton – Scripted Mock Trial. If you don’t remember your roll look at the sign up sheet -> GOOGLE SCRIPTED MOCK TRIAL SIGN UP SHEET

In order to get everyone ready for this, since it was apparent yesterday there are more than several people that did not use any of the time since last week to get ready, download the .doc file below and share it back to me at MrTylersLessons@gmail.com

Downloadable .doc -> America v Pat Morton Case Prep Work

Warning: You will only have this class period to complete this assignment. If the time stamp of your work is after this class you will not receive credit for this assignment. Additionally, There will be a quiz tomorrow morning at the beginning of class about this case.

CASE RESOURCES:

Downloadable Case Documents:

Columbia v Chris Archer – Facts of the Case

Witness Statement – Chris Archer (Defense Witness)

Witness Statement – Dean Jesse Thomas (Defense Witness)

Witness Statement – Dr. Alex Richards (Prosecution Witness)

Witness Statement – Dr. Jordan Mitchell (Defense Witness)

Witness Statement – Pat Smith (Prosecution Witness)

Witness Statement – Tyler Johnson (Prosecution Witness)

MOCK TRIAL STEPS AND SKILLS RESOURCES:

Mock Trial Skill – Cross Examination (V1)

Mock Trial Skill – Cross Examination (V2)

Mock Trial Skill – Direct Examination (v1)

Mock Trial Skill – Direct Examination (V2)

Mock Trial Skill – Giving Opening Argument (V1)

Mock Trial Skill – Giving Opening Argument (v2)

Objections Cheat Sheet (V1)

objections Cheat Sheet (V2)

Steps in a Jury Trial

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