People v McGrew
Columbia v Chris Archer
Introduction to Mock Trial
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
Students will be able to execute the steps to trial to 80% accuracy without teacher assistance in 3 of 4 trials.
*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators
Students will be continuing their initial investigations into the cases and sides that they have chosen.
*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide
Online Resources for Today:
There will be no warm up today.
Task #1 (Case Review)
Download the case files below to your Google account so you have access if you have not already.
Case #1 Download -> People-v-McGrew (Criminal Case – Murder Charge)
Case #1 Google Doc -> People v McGrew
Case #2 Download -> Columbia v Chris Archer (Criminal Case – Murder Charge)
Case #2 Google Doc -> Columbia v Chris Archer
Step #2 (Sign Up Sheet Review)
Step #3 (Trial Prep)
Download the blank Cornell Note form below. Title this document as “Period # – Your Name – Your Chosen Case – Your Positon”. For example “Period #2 – John Smith – People v McGrew – Witness”.
Download -> Cornell Notes (V2)
Depending on your roll your Cornell Notes have a different focus.
Attorney – opening/closing arguments = Your notes should be focused on building your argument for trial. This of this assignment like a short essay.
Attorney – Questioning (cross/recross – direct/redirect) – Your notes should be about what questions you want to ask each witness
Witness – Your notes should be focused on detailing out the elements of your witness statement.
Task #3 (Team Meetings)
Ticket Out the Door:
Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door