Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (12-12-2016)

Criminal Behavior HeaderTopic:

People v McGrew

Columbia v Chris Archer

Unit:

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

Today’s Objective:

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

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

Online Resources for Today:

Mr. Tyler’s Google Criminal Behavior Student Toolbox 

Agenda:

Warm Up:

There will be no warm up today.

Task #1 (Case Review)

Step #1

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)

Click HERE to be taken to the Period #3 Case Sign Up Sheet

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)

Mock Trial Team Locations for Trial

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

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