Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (2-26-2016)

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 continue to 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)

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

Results – *pending*

Task #1 – (10 minutes)

I was reading over your Socrative responses when I asked you on Wednesday what you would like as additional ways of support from me. I have an idea utilizing our google accounts and I want to run it past you right now to see what you think. It would allow the self governing groups more range and for me to work with the low performing groups more directly.

Task #2 – (60 Minutes for Trial Prep)

Directions: Today you have 60 minutes for trial prep. Be ready for court on Monday. Remember the mission statements, goals, and objectives you created yesterday. Your teams will be meeting in the same places they did yesterday as well. You are welcome to move the desks as needed, but remember to put them back before you leave.

Team Locations for Trial Prep #2

Case #1 – People-v-Stevens

Case #2 – Martin-v-Big-Burger

To VIEW the sign up sheet click HERE.

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