Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (4-19-2016)

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 conduct their practice trial on their current cases to 90% accuracy.

*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 – Period 2 – Mock Trial Warm Up Results (4-19-2016)

I tried a new website called WordItOut.com. It generates word clouds from your answers. I used the results from today’s warm up as the data. The bigger a word is below the more often it was mentioned in your responses as a group. Take a look below to see what the results were.

Period 2 - Warm Up Word Cloud (4-19-2016)

Task #1 (80 minutes – 40 minutes per case)

Mock Trial Team Locations for Trial

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 – (This will happen at the same time as Task #1)

Ensure Student Feedback about how each trial went and what each team could do to improve is shared to me.

Jury Form -> Each Person will download the jury form below and use it like they would in a real video recorded trial. Make sure to be polite because this jury form will be eventually be shared to everyone.

Assignment -> Jury Notes – (Case Name) – Period 2 – (Your Name)

TICKET OUT THE DOOR:

Webbs Depth of Knowledge Chart

What level did we work at today and why?

Announcements & Notices:

There is a College and Career Event  happening this Friday (4-22-2016) during 2nd and 3rd period. I am handing out permission slips today. It is extremely important that you get these slips back to me by tomorrow if you want to go. Additionally, you must have your ID with you and on this Friday to be allowed on the bus.

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