Period 2 – Mock Trial Lesson Plan (4-28-2017)

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 revisit the impact that law makes on society and how societies make laws.
  • Students will understand that there are events outside of the court’s control that happen in the courtroom.

*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*


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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

Due to Prom being tomorrow and low attendance today I want to use today to revisit the foundations of law, its impact on society, how society determines what should be law, the odd events that happen in court, and odd laws that have been created in society. I have posted links below to the videos that will supplement today’s lesson.

Supplementary Video -> The 10 Most Influential Cases

Supplementary Video -> The 10 Laws You Have Broken and Didn’t Realize

Supplementary Video -> The 10 Craziest Laws in the United States

Supplementary Video -> The 10 Longest Prison Sentences

Supplementary Video -> 20 Outrageous Courtroom Moments

Supplementary Video -> 10 of the Most Ridiculous Lawsuits

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