Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (2-17-20017)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

Case #1 – Kahn v Kahn (PDF)

Case #2 – Walker v Brewster (PDF)

Unit:

Third Official Mock Trial Rounds

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will be able to conduct 2 of 3 rounds of a mock trial with minimal coaching intervention.

*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators

Today’s Objective(s):

  • Students will finish prepping for trial.
  • Students will analyze a fictional case for practice.

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

Mock Trial Google File & Resources:

Resources -> Mock Trial Google Drive Link 

Practice Objections Game -> Objection ! Your Honor !

Practice Trial Game -> MAKING YOUR CASE

Vocabulary:

Court 

Agenda:

Warm Up:

There will be no warm up today.

Task #1 

Move the desks into your trial groups if your team still needs to meet. You need to have your pretrial work and presentation done before you leave today.

Resources:

Sign Up Sheet Link -> Third Round of Trials Sign Up Sheet 

Google File -> Spring 2017 Trial Team Members

If you don’t know how to insert photos you can screenshot on your chromebook and drag/drop the image into the presentation. Here is how:

image-take-a-screen-shot-on-chromebook

Task #2 ( Murder/Manslaughter/ Level of Guilty)

Step #1

Download the blank Cornell Note form below. You are going to take notes throughout the film.

Download -> Cornell Notes (V2)

Step #2

We are going to look over a Law & Order case to practice analyzing degrees of murder and the difference between voluntary and involuntary manslaughter.

Video Link -> Law & Order Season 18 – Gretchen Steele and Ray Manning 

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

Downloadable PPT -> Ticket Out the Door

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