Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (2-12-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

America v. Pat Mortinson

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 gain confidence in their courtroom abilities by walking through a scripted mock trial.

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

Vocabulary:

Court 

Agenda:

Warm Up:

I am skipping the warm up today. I want to get right into trial set up.

 Task #1 

We are going to run through the scripted mock trial of America v. Pat Morton . Click HERE to see your roll in today’s trial. Team 1 will go first with Team 2 acting as the jury. When Team #1 is done roles with switch and Team #1 will act as the jury for Team #2. You roll in today’s trial was determined the sign up sheet you used last week.

Task #2

We are going to try this site -> TodaysMeet

Click HERE FOR TODAY’S CHATROOM

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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