Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (2-22-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

People v McGrew & People v Jackson

Unit:

Steps to Trial

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

Students will be able to argue a jury trial 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 learn how to utilize time management to meet team developed goals and objectives in order to prepare for trial tomorrow.

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

Vocabulary/Concepts:

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

Agenda:

Warm Up (5 minutes)

Go to M.Socrative.com and enter room number “A89559b4” to do today’s warm up.

Results -> *pending*

Task #1 (3 minutes)

As a team meet in your designated area of the classroom. Move desks as necessary. If for whatever reason you do not know what team your on view the sign up sheet by clicking HERE.

Team Locations for Trial Prep

Task #2 (15 minutes)

As a team establish goals and objectives for each team member. Each member of the each team will have a google assignment to turn in by the end of the sixty minutes of planning time.  Each team will download, save, and share their file below with myself and their team members so that all have access to this document.

Google .doc ->

Team #1 – Defense – People v Danny McGrew

Team #1 – Prosecution – People v Danny McGrew

 

Team #2 – Defense – People v Jackson

Team #2 – Prosecution – People v Jackson

Task #3 (60 Minutes)

Now that you have established your goals and objectives your 60 minutes to prepare for trial tomorrow. Keep in mind Attorneys must be competent and know what they are saying, Objections must be know, and witnesses need to know who they are and what they are going to say.

Case Files:

Case #1 – People-v-McGrew

Case #2 – People-v-Jackson

Task #4 ( 7 Minutes)

Each team will briefly share out if they met their goals and objectives today or not. If they did not then what happened? If you did explain why your planning was successful.

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