Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (4-11-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Case – Billings v Pearson

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 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

Agenda:

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.

Case Name:

Case Description:

Case Outcome:

Significance:

 

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.

Case Name:

Case Description:

Case Outcome:

Significance:

 

 

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