Case #1 – People v O.J. Simpson
Case #2 – Arkansas v Misskelley, Echols, & Baldwin.
Sixth Official Mock Trial Rounds
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
Students will be able to conduct to 90% 2 of 3 rounds of a mock trial with no coaching intervention.
*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators
Students will begin prepping for their 6th round of mock trials.
*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
- What were three things that the prosecution and defense teams for People v. Albert Fish did well?
- What were three things that the prosecution and defense teams for People v Albert Fish could have improved on?
- What were three things that the prosecution and defense teams for People v Mays and Richmond did well?
- What were three things that the prosecution and defense teams for People v Mays that they could have improved on?
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Task #1 (New Assignments)
Yesterday after trial, as a class, we decided to do the next two most popular trials. This lead to a three way tie. As a class we agreed to drop Rhianna v Chris Brown. Fortunately, all four teams were interested in different sides and cases so each team is getting the side and case of their choice.
Task #2 (Teams)
Trial #1 Prosecution (People v OJ Simpson) – Sandra’s Team
Trial #1 Defense (People v OJ Simpson) – Felix’s Team
Trial #2 Prosecution (Arkansas v Misskelley, Echols, & Baldwin) – David’s Team
Trial #2 Defense (Arkansas v Misskelley, Echols, & Baldwin) – Roberto’s Team
Task #3 (Trial Prep)
Step #1 – Form up your team.
Step #2 – Determine roles for everyone
Step #3 – Begin your research.
Step #4 – As you begin your research remember the following:
Attorneys: Develop a list of your questions and to whom.
Witnesses: Academic paragraph on who you are and what you know.
Cross: List of questions you have for each of the opposing counsels witnesses? Don’t know? FIND OUT.
Opening Argument: Written copy of opening
Closing Argument: Written copy of closing
Ticket Out the Door:
Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door