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Reader's Theaters are a fun way to get your kids reading. This script is for upper elementary (3rd, 4th, & 5th) and is a spin off of the Three Little Pigs fairy tale. This Reader's theater script is an idea based on the book "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs". This activity is set up as a
My students read "Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl every fall and this mock trial is always a lesson they remember and ask to do over and over. Unfortunately it doesn't fit with every piece of literature. The lesson requires close reading, critical thinking, argument writing, oral communicatio
Who Killed Julianne Stevens? Your students will use clues and reasoning to venture their guess and then write a summary of their hypothesis. Some students will get it right and some will get it wrong, but every student will enjoy this mystery and the writing that goes along with it. This is an excel
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How can your students learn about the judicial system? Stage a mock trial! This packet contains everything you need to get started: a story, definitions, information character cards, and trial preparation, as well as a quiz and creative writing assignments. Your students will have so much fun pu
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Examining Criminal Cases can be a fun way to teach the skills of research and analysis in a Law & Justice or Government class!This is a research activity in which students are directed to a website providing information on a number of current criminal cases. The cases are updated frequently, an
Students will enjoy engaging in this argument essay by reading an article about how thirty-eight witnessed a murder, yet did not call the police. They will then work with their group to form their argument and defend it during a class discussion. This writing assignment is ideal for not only E/LA
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Students will experience the judicial system at work through this mock trial reader's theater.This reader's theater script has been designed for up to 26 students, but may be adjusted according to class size. Please note that not all students will have a speaking part, but will still be a part of t
This Branches of Government Jeopardy game is a PowerPoint document that allows students to play just like the contestants on the popular game show. Great as an activity during a unit on the U.S. Government or as a review before the test. Topics include 'U.S. Government,' 'Legislative Branch,' 'Judic
Mock trial for class of 12-31 studentsThis mock trial is loosely based upon the facts of the case of Rubin “the Hurricane” Carter, and some of the actual grand jury testimony (modified slightly) in that case is used in this mock trial. I've used this mock trial for standard-level as well as honors-l
This stations lessons is a great way to teach your students about the key amendments, Supreme Court case precedents, and controversial questions related to the rights of the accused. The product includes a warm-up that allows students to break down the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th amendments (our key "rig
This product DOES NOT include any content for a mock trial. The items in this product are what you need to set up your classroom for a mock trial. It will work with any trial. -Door Sign -List of materials needed and where to buy them -Directions on how to set up your room to make it look like a c
This trial is based off of the book , The Trial of Cardigan Jones, by Tim Egan. It is a mock literary trial where students take roles of the character from the book and decide if the main character is innocent or guilty. The kids get dressed up and have an absolute blast! I have tied this activity i
This is a Mock Courtroom play to allow students to learn and understand, how it runs and operates, and to learn and understand the key roles of the main persons in a courtroom. My sister: Most people have that special sibling that they closely bond with. Of my three sisters, Linda Marie Smalley wa
Is it a criminal case or a civil case? Is it a state or federal case? Is it original or appellate jurisdiction? This activity provides many scenarios that students need to classify. They may work with partners, a group, or on their own for this engaging court case challenge. Update: a key has been a
This group activity is designed to help students review and evaluate landmark Supreme Court precedents in the areas of civil liberties and civil rights. Students will participate in a rankings activity that will require them to critically think about important Supreme Court precedents, will prompt m
This activity introduces students to their fifteen due process rights as presented in the Bill of Rights. Students are provided four sheets. Three sheets contain large boxes while the fourth sheet contains small boxes and is entitled "Due Process Rights Interpreted." The large boxes list the due
I created this project as a way to bring in some kinesthetic learning to my Government class! Essentially, a group of students are given a set of 20 building blocks. Each building block contains an excerpt from a famous Supreme Court opinion (ex. Marbury v. Madison, Brown v. Board, etc.). They follo
Whitman Massacre Mock Trial: Narcissa and Marcus Whitman were some of the very first settlers in what is now Washington State. Included in this mock trial is the assignment, procedure, background information with questions for students to answer, a primary source, and true/false and short answer t
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Salem Witch Trails of 1692The Salem witch trials were a time of great turmoil in American history. People accused each other of being witches with little or no evidence, and many were hanged as a result. Though personal documents regarding convicted witches were destroyed, most of the court document
***Newly updated format! Now everything is in PDF format! ***Updated appearance! This FREE product includes a Bill of Rights handout and a fun challenge activity that can be done individually, in pairs, or in a small group! Students review the Bill of Rights then use the provided handout to e
Use this template to provide a hands on experience for your students. I use this template to write classroom bills (rules) the first few days of school. Then we vote them into law, this provides accountability and ownership on their part.
Room 311 has created an in-depth study of the 5th Amendment for your government or civics class. This unit focuses heavily on critical thinking, group discussion, writing skills, and interpreting the 5th Amendment. This product includes the following: 1) a unit schedule 2) 1 project with rubric 3
Dred Scott Case Common Core Analysis of the Justice’s Opinions: Dred Scott was an enslaved African American who sued for his freedom and his case went all the way to the Supreme Court. This is a great activity to help your students dive deeper into the Dred Scott v. Sanford case by annotating prima
I developed this lesson as part of a series of introductory lessons for a Global History course that focused on contemporary issues. Through the lens of the question "What is terrorism and how can we prevent it?", students are challenged to develop their own working definition of terrorism after exa

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