Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plans (3-29-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Case #1 – People v. Andrew Madison (Assault)

Case #2 – US v Dominique Stephens (1st Degree Murder Charge)

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 utilizing time management to prepare for 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 (5 minutes)

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

Results – *pending*

Task #1 (10 minutes)

I will be e-mailing around invitations to the sign up sheet for the new cases in class. To VIEW the SIGN UP SHEET you can CLICK HERE. To actually edit and modify it though you have to go through the invite that was e-mailed to you.

Case #1 – People v. Andrew Madison (Assault)

Case #2 – US v Dominique Stephens (1st Degree Murder Charge)

Task #2 (3 minutes)

Meet your new group in your corners of the room. Once you are all together each group is going to do a quick team building activity.

Mock Trial Team Prep Locations

Task #5 (60 minutes)

Now you will begin prepping for your new cases. Once again one member of your group will download the file below and share it to your team mates and myself.

Assignment -> (Team # – Trial) – Mission Statements, Goals, and Objectives – Period 2

TICKET OUT THE DOOR: (5 minutes)

Webbs Depth of Knowledge Chart

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