Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plans (3-18-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Forensic Based Trial

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 analyze a stand alone case to practice examining evidence and understanding the social costs of a verdict in trial.

*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 (10 minutes)

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

Results – *pending*

Task #1 (50 minutes)

Today we are going to be examining one trial case together that is based almost solely on forensic evidence. It is important we remember to argue only facts and to fight for a verdict based on facts only and not personal feeling. Download the Cornell Note template below, save, and share it to MrTylersLessons@gmail.com

Assignment – Cornell Notes ->Cornell Notes – Forensic Trial Case – Your Name Here

 Homework:

You need to go to Synergy at some point today or over the break and look over your grade. I want to make sure all grade data is accurate. If something is off or you want me to double check something you need to e-mail me at MrTylersLessons@gmail.com so that I can address it.

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