Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (4-14-2016)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Case #1 – Elyse Roberts v DC

Case #2 – Decker v Metro City Police Dept

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 (6 minutes)

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

Results -> *pending*

Task #1 (1 minutes)

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 – Elyse Roberts v DC

Case #2 – Decker v Metro City Police Dept

Task #2 (4 minutes)

Meet your group in your corners of the room. Once you are all together start peer reviewing each other’s work.

Mock Trial Team Prep Locations

Task #3 (45 minutes)

Finish prepping for your new cases.

Make sure to share your trial prep work with both me and your team mates! It is imperative that your team mates have your work so that they can cover your roll in trial should you have to be absent.

Task #4 (Time Permitting)

Should teams feel that they are ready for trial first lets throw some witnesses up on the stand and practice direct/ re-direct on them to see how ready for the stand they are

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