Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plans (3-17-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Case #1 – Caldwell v B.A.R.T.

Case #2 – Florida v Zimmerman

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 conduct 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 –

Task #1 (80 minutes – 30 minutes per case approximately)

Today we are doing our real trials. Yesterday you saw what went well and what didn’t work. Additionally, you have access to everyone’s jury notes from yesterday’s practice trial.  When you are in the jury remember to download, save, and share your jury notes. Make sure you are appropriate because these notes will be public record.

To VIEW the sign up sheet click HERE

Case #1 – Caldwell v B.A.R.T.

Case #2 – Florida v Zimmerman

Task #2 – (5 minutes)

Ensure Student Feedback about how each trial went and what each team could do to improve is shared to me.

Jury Form -> Each Person will download the jury form below and use it like they would in a real video recorded trial. Make sure to be polite because this jury form will be eventually be shared to everyone.

Assignment -> Jury Notes – (Case Name) – Period 2 – (Your Name)

TICKET OUT THE DOOR:

Webbs Depth of Knowledge Chart

HOMEWORK: 

DO NOT FORGET TO GET YOUR PERMISSION SLIP BACK TO ME BY TOMORROW!!!!

DVI Sign up – 3-14-16, 10-28 AM

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