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Insanity Plea -- "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe
This is a fun activity to help students analyze a classic short story and practice using logical evidence and reason in persuasive writing and speech. NOTICE that this "Insanity Plea" activity is included in the Psychotic Short Stories unit, so don't purchase both as you'd be paying twice for the s
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The Trial of SpongeBob SquarePants
The Trial of SpongeBob SquarePants is a fun activity to help students practice using logical evidence and reason (logos) in persuasive writing and speech. The Common Core State Standards for seventh, eighth, and ninth grades mention the word "evidence" nearly twenty times! But one of the things my
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CSI Forensic Science. Use Science to figure out who done it!
CSI Forensic Science - Be a detective and use science to figure out who stole the jewels from the town hall. Your students will love doing this activity, suitable for both middle school and upper elementary. Students have to use their detective skills and examine 5 clues to figure out which one
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Ancient Rome: Twelve Tables of Roman Law Using Classroom as Courtroom
This is my favorite lesson for teaching about Ancient Rome, and it's the favorite of many other teachers as well. You receive a four-six hour unit plan for studying ancient Roman law through engagement and interaction between the teacher and the class and classmates themselves. More importantly, i
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Serial Podcast Season 1 Unit Plan, Activities, and Literary Nonfiction Study
The Serial Season 1 Podcast by Sarah Koenig is a fantastic way to teach the literary nonfiction genre, argumentative skills, and real-world evidence-based examples. Even the most reluctant students will be engaged with the content of this podcast! You will get: ⭐6 Introduction Stations (2 of these s
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Grammar Court: Episode 1. A fun Grammar activity & game about homophones & more!
Grammar Court is an interactive activity that will add excitement and interest to any English class session. You'll select 5 students in your class as the "suspects" in a pretend crime - in this case, a stolen mandolin! The rest of the class becomes the "court" - needling the suspects with question
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Sharecropping during Reconstruction: Was life fair or unfair for the freedmen?
Sharecropping during Reconstruction: Was life fair or unfair for the freedmen? This lesson is included as part of the American Reconstruction Unit Plan, located here: American Reconstruction Unit Plan! Buy the Bundle and save a Bundle! ---------------------------- In this very engaging and Comm
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Reader's theater scripts: The Three Bears vs. Goldilocks + 2 more
Need a fun, fast way to make judicial proceedings come alive? Want students to be motivated to do cross curricular writing? Try this set of three scripts based on familiar childhood fairy tales that teach about the judicial system. The Three Bears vs. Goldilocks reader's theater script is written
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History Crime Scene Investigation: Abraham Lincoln Assassination CSI
Want a great way for students to engage in a group activity while they examine eyewitness testimony, artifacts, primary sources, and solve a historical mystery? Download The Abraham Lincoln Assassination CSI! This exciting activity can be used to challenge individual students or to encourage colla
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Genre Study: "THE GENRE'S COURT"- FUN way to reinforce genres in your classroom!
Check out my blog post describing how I use this in my room!!! :) The Genre's Court Welcome to The Genre's Court! My students absolutely love going to court and defending their genres. We introduce and/or review genres about every 3 weeks with which we culminate the week with a trip to “the genr
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Forensics - Celebrity Drug Related Death w/key
With the Drug Chapter I use with my Forensics class, I include this handout where students research the manner in which various celebrities have died from drug overdoses.
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Criminal and juvenile Justice
19.1 Crime in American Society Criminal and Juvenile Justice Types of Crime I: Crimes Against People Types of Crime II: Crimes Against Property Types of Crime III: White-Collar Crime Types of Crime IV: Victimless Crimes Types of Crime V: Crimes against Government 19.2 The Criminal Justice System Wh
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United States Constitution: Mock Congress: How A Bill Becomes A Law
I use this mock Congress after The How A Bill Becomes A Law PowerPoint found in my TPT store and before The How A Bill Becomes A Law quiz found in my TPT store. This is a fun activity for students because students come up with their own idea for a law and they are actively engaged in every step o
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Quote Analysis Activity:  Gun Control
This product includes a list of 18 quotes from various sources on the issue of gun control. Teacher instructions on how to conduct the activity are included. Perfect prereading activity for researching a debate on the Second Amendment and targets Common Core Anchor Standard 8: Delineate and eva
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"Lamb to the Slaughter" Mock Trial Directions
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
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Art Detectives: Mystery of the Stolen Mona Lisa
Follow the clues of the stolen Mona Lisa and see if you can determine who the real culprit was. Students will examine the top suspects in the greatest art theft in history and write about who they think took the painting. This lesson has been carefully researched for historical accuracy. The facts,
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Criminal Cases Investigation Research Activity - Law & Justice
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,
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Student Lawyers: Criminal Court Cases with PowerPoint CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1
Students will get the opportunity to be lawyers and prosecute or defend an accused person in a criminal trial (11 total). Each group will consist of 2 lawyers (prosecuting and defending), and an accused person. The teacher will act as the judge and guide the jury as they vote on the verdict. The maj
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CRITICAL THINKING ACTIVITIES: DILEMMA ONE SHEET (#1) Informational text
CRITICAL THINKING ACTIVITIES DAILY DILEMMA ONE SHEET (#1)Informational text, critical thinking, debateThis is part of a bundle - you will find it here:• Critical Thinking: LIFE OF PI and DAILY DILEMMA #1Is cannibalism ever morally permissible?Her Majesty The Queen v. Tom Dudley and Edwin Stephens (1

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Reconstruction Amendments Cut and Paste Foldable
This is a cut and paste foldable for a Social Studies interactive notebook. Students will cut out the correct action for each amendment and glue it under the correct number. Students can draw a picture to represent each amendment.
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Crash Course Government and Politics Video Analysis Bundle
Crash Course Government and Politics Video Analysis Bundle- All Keys Included This 50 resource bundle includes video analysis assignments which cover the entire Crash Course Government and Politics series. Students will use the internet and YouTube to take learning into their own hands and learn al
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Argument Essay (38 Who Witnessed Murder Didn't Call Police)
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 assignment is ideal for not only Advanced Plac
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Branches of Government Jeopardy Review
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
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Courtroom Mock Trial Reader's Theatre
Teaching 5th and 6th Grade students about the judicial system can be engaging when every child has a role to play in a mock trial. “The Trial of Dayan” drama script allows students to participate in various courtroom roles as a character is brought to the criminal justice system in a trial, and the
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