Case – Billings v Pearson
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
Students will be researching what they feel are the top 5 civil cases and top 5 criminal cases in U.S. History.
*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide
Warm Up (0 minutes)
Message from Mr. Tyler:
I am not going to do a warm up today. I was told I will be with Mr. Nelson and the rest of the leadership teachers in A302 today. If a problem comes up e-mail me at MrTylersLessons@gmail.com
Task #1 – (90 Minutes)
Today you will be creating and sharing your own google slideshow. Once you have created it, share it to me at MrTylersLessons@gmail.com If you do not remember how to create a Google slideshow then click HERE to be taken to a simplistic article on HOW TO CREATE A GOOGLE SLIDESHOW or you can search online for instructions. “I didn’t know how” will not get you credit for this assignment. Follow the format below for the slide show:
Title for Slideshow:
Civil vs Criminal Trial – Period 2 – Your Name
Slide #1 –
Name of the Assignment, Your Name, Period 2, Today’s Date
Slide #2 –
Explain what the difference is between a Civil Trial and a Criminal Trial. We have done both and if you are still confused as to the difference you need to quickly research this topic.
Slides #3 through Slide #7-
In these slides identify what you consider to be the top 5 Civil Trials that were the most important in U.S. History. Use the format below for each slide.
Slides #8 through Slide #12-
In these slides identify what you consider to be the top 5 Criminal Trials that were the most important in U.S. History. Use the format below for each slide.