Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (4-27-2017)

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 revise their pre trial prep work.

*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 (Reference Material Revisit)

Case #1 – Elyse Roberts v DC

Case File -> Elyse Roberts v DC

Video Clip -> What is Sexual Harassment? 

Case #2 – Jones v Metro City

Case File -> Jones v Metro City

Video Clip -> Example: Flint Michigan Water Crisis

Task #2 (Trial Team Prep)

You are going to break into your trial teams  to go back over your case and paperwork from yesterday and improve upon it.

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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s