Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (3-4-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Case #1 – People-v-Green (self-defense case)

Case #2 – Miles-v-Washington (Civil Rights 1st Amendment Case)

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 practice their trial skills on their current cases to 90% accuracy.

*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 over to M.Socrative.com and enter room “A89559b4”

Results – *pending*

Task #1 (60 minutes – 30 minutes per case)

Today we are going to run through our practice trials for our real trial day. Remember today is for practice and to put the language and thinking up on its feet. Today will not be recorded.

To VIEW the sign up sheet click HERE

Case #1 – People-v-Green (self-defense case)

Case #2 – Miles-v-Washington (Civil Rights 1st Amendment Case)

Mock Trial Team Prep Locations

Task #2 – (20 minutes – 10 minutes per case)

Student Feedback about how each trial went and what each team could do to improve.

TICKET OUT THE DOOR:

Webbs Depth of Knowledge Chart

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