Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (4-25-2017)

Period 2 - Mock TrialTopic:

7th Round Case Prep

Case #1 – Elyse Roberts v DC

Case #2 – Jones v Metro City


Seventh 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

Today’s Objective(s):

  • Students will choose their new cases and begin case prep.

*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


Warm Up:

No warm up today.


If you never turned in your GAFE internet usage form, that was handed out during first period before break, your account is still locked out. You need to go to the front office before school, during lunch, or after school to get another copy of the form, fill it out, and send it in. You are also welcome to download, print, and send in a copy using the link below->



Task #1 (Trial & Side Assignment Reminder)

First order of business is to determine what our next cases will be. Then we will determine sides.

Task #2 (Trial)

Case Prep. Trial Briefs. Team formations.

Below is the paperwork that needs to be turned in by each role type before you leave today:

Attorneys: 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

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