Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (5-18-2016)

Period 2 - Mock Trial


Case #1 – Oregon v Freeman

Case #2 – Oregon v Kendall


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 begin preparing for their next mock trial.

*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide


Warm Up:

Go to and enter room “A89559b4”.

Results -> *pending*

Task #1

The first thing we need to do is correct the problems I am seeing in your writing. Lets look through the last three days of work.

Friday’s Results -> Period 2- Mock Trial – You Be the Judge Activity v2 (5-13-2016)

Monday’s Results -> Period 2 – Mock Trial – You Be the Judge Activity Results (5-16-2016)

Tuesday’s Results -> Period 2 – Activity Results (5-17-2016)

Task #2

Now we are going to do the writing task again. This time I will be able to be with you in the room and will be making sure none of the issues from the past three days I have been pulled out are present in your work.

Results -> *pending*

Task #3

Next up lets lock in who is playing each roll in these trials. To VIEW the SIGN UP SHEET for these trials click HERE. To actually edit the sign up sheet you will need to go through your e-mail and click the link that was sent to you.

Task #4

Go ahead and move the desks to get into your new teams. Use our typical diagram below.

Mock Trial Team Prep Locations

Task #5

With each person receiving their assignment each team individually will be filling out our usual Mission Statement form below, saving it, and sharing it to me.

Assignment -> Misson Statements, Goals, and Objectives

 Task #6

Ensure as a team that each person’s trial prep work is prepped and shared before you leave today.

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