Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plans (2-24-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Case #1 – People-v-Stevens & Case #2 – Martin-v-Big-Burger

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 

Go to M.Socrative.com and enter room “A89559b4”

Results -> *pending*

Task #1 – (10 minutes)

We are going to finish up with the sign up sheet for the next two trials we are going to run.

Case #1 – People-v-Stevens

Case #2 – Martin-v-Big-Burger

To VIEW the sign up sheet click HERE. To sign up for a roll check your e-mail and use the link e-mailed to you to actually sign up. Remember we may need people to sign up for multiple roles in a trial. If you fail to sign up you will be assigned a roll or roles.

Task #2 – (15 minutes)

Team Locations for Trial Prep #2

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 # – Trial) – Mission Statement, Goals, and Objectives – Period 2

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-Stevens

Case #2 – Martin-v-Big-Burger

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