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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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Reader's Theater- The Trial of Alexander T. Wolf
Want a reader's theater your students will love? How about a mock trial of Alexander T. Wolf. This is based on the book of "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs". This is reader's theater is found in my sub plans of The True Story of the Three Little Pigs. Do not buy this if you already own the
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3 Branches Of Government
This download includes the following printable worksheets: Page 1 - Provides a look at what the three branches of government look like and who is in each branch. Page 2 - The student cuts and paste each word below the branch they preserve. Page 3&4 - The student creates 3 flip cards to demonstra
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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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The Complete Guide to Forensic Science by Johnny Burks
The entire guide, over 200 pages, is available with resource handouts and answer keys. Everything in one complete file. Right click and extract or unzip. *Please know - this file can be used as a textbook*
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13th Movie Guide
This movie guide will help students understand Ava DuVernay's Netflix documentary, 13th. It contains 54 fill-in-the-blank questions that go along with the film, an answer key, and a writing prompt. Great for Black History Month. Click on the preview to learn more. ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
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Helter Skelter - Charles Manson w/key
I've summarized the events surrounding Helter Skelter and the Manson Family murders. 12 pages that detail the motives behind the Tate - LaBianca murders. I've included resource questions with an answer key (students will need to research outside of the article to answer some questions).
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The U.S. Supreme Court & Juvenile Justice
Students use printable information cards with facts about landmark Supreme Court cases that have helped define the juvenile justice system in the United States in order to compare and contrast the adult and juvenile justice systems. They then act as judge for three juvenile cases where they must us
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Timothy McVeigh - Oklahoma City Bombing w/key
Included is a summary of the Oklahoma City Bombing and the role of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. Detailed are the motives and the evidence against the two men. There's a resource page with an answer key for you to use.
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Crime Scene Investigation Activity Bundle
Three CSI Investigations All in ONE! Hands on Activities that your students will love! CSI Basics | The Hoagie Hoax | The Jinxed Jersey Crime Scene Investigation | CSI Basics Investigate the Basics of CSI with this exciting enrichment resource! Ready-to-Go Printables! Easy Prep Activities Includ
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Ned Kelly Timeline Activity
This is a timeline activity that can be used for practising personal timelines or looking at people in history. Ned Kelly is the focus of this timeline. 16 key events of his life are included. The timeline is presented in two different ways to allow for differentiation. I find this activity is best
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Preamble Test
This is a fill in the blank test or quiz over the Preamble to the Constitution. It has 15 blanks and a word bank for students to select from.
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Scott Peterson
The infamous case of Scott Peterson is explored in this article. I've included the mountain of evidence that linked Peterson to the death of his wife, Laci, and their unborn child.
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Introduction to law: Stranded on a Desert Island
I use this in my Grade 11 Introduction to Law course as a way to get students to consider what rules/laws are/need to be in place for people to live in relative peace and safety. I begin with showing the first episode of Gilligan's Island to set the mood and to get them in the right frame of mind.
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3 Branches of Government
This activity includes notes breaking down the 3 branches of government into 3 columns. Then an activity with a blank chart for students to cut and paste the duties and jobs of each branch of government into the correct column.
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Jeffrey Dahmer w/key
Provided is an account of the life of Jeffrey Dahmer. A notorious cannibal serial killer, Dahmer's life is an extraordianry look into the actions of a psychopath.
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Gary Leon Ridgway - The Green River Killer
Included is a summary of Gary Leon Ridgway, who confessed to killing over 40 woman during a 20 year killing spree. He is one of the most prolific serial killers in United States history. A resource page with an answer key is provided.
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Wayne Williams - the Atlanta Child Murderer
Wayne Williams was suspected and convicted of killing children who lived in and around Atlanta, Georgia. His case presented the usefulness of both fiber evidence and criminal profiling.
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Boston Marathon Bombing w/key
I've added the Boston Marathon Bombing to the Infamous Cases collection. 8 pages with a question and answer resource and key.
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Civil Rights Movements: Then and Today
Engage your students in having them draw important connections between the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s/60’s and grassroots movements taking place currently in the United States. This lesson will prompt students to analyze short documentary video clips that focus on five different contempora
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Argument Writing Sentence Starters
Students are often times left without knowing how to begin their argument writing. To help guide your students in citing their evidence and elaborating further, provide them with these "They Say, I Say" templates from Graff, Birkenstein, and Durst, 2012. Equipped with these sentence frames, studen
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Rules, Rights and Responsibilities (Grades 4-6) by Teaching Ink
Children are not always aware of the fact that with rights come responsibilities. This book will help them understand the relationship between the two. Responsibilities at home, in school and in the community are taught in this book. The purpose of this book is to provide materials that can be used
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Forensics - BTK - Dennis Rader w/key
A summary of the Dennis Rader - the BTK killer is provided. The investigation, modus operandi, and evidence used to gain a conviction is included. A resource page with answer key is also provided.
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Police Officer Thematic Printable Pack
This pack contains resources for a Police Officer Unit. It contains color and shape recognition pages, fine motor tracing pages, matching, scissor skills, color by number, dot-to-dot, police vocabulary, coloring pages, arts and crafts pages, police hat and badge pages, number matching/recognition pa
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Death Online - The Autopsy
A QandA handout from the a website known as DEATH ONLINE. This printable provides questions related to the Autopsy. It's a great website, check it out . . . http://australianmuseum.net.au/Autopsies. . . Or type in the keywords - death online
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I Need My Own CONTINENT Project
Project linked to learning about: * Continents * Landmarks * World Wonders * Geography * "I Need My Own Country" by Rick Walton (Book) This activity includes: * Continent Fact Sheet * Make Your Own Flag * Make Your Own Landmark * Make a Map * Weather Related Activity * Famous Sports, Dish, Animals
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Ed Gein - The Original Leatherface w/key
No other infamous killer's story has been chronicled in the movies than Ed Gein's. I've provided a short summary of the events surrounding his life. This one is a must for your students. Handout with answer key is included.
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Richard Ramirez - The Night Stalker w/key
Richard Ramirez gained infamy as the notorious 'Night Stalker,' a devil worshipping serial killer from the mid 1980s. I've added a resource handout which includes an answer key.
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Aileen Wuornos w / key
American's first female serial killer is chronicled. I've included a resource page with questions and answers.
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How Police Dogs Work- Internet Assignment for Street Law
This is an Internet assignment on the website How Stuff Works. The website offers articles about various topics. This is a list of questions for a particular article on the site. The link to the article is at the top of the page for the students. The click through the article to answer the questions
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"JUDE" by Kate Morgenroth Comprehensive Questions w/Key
JUDE by Kate Morgenroth Literature Guide This download features questions for all four parts of the novel "Jude" by Kate Morgenroth. It also features several supplemental worksheet handouts covering symbolism, theme ("Choices" - the choices we make, the consequences of those choices), and addition
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Forensics - Armin Meiwes - The Internet Cannibal
In my forensics classes, I present a variety of infamous cases. This is a summary of Armin Meiwes, who placed an Internet ad to see if anyone was interested in being eaten. Shockingly, the ad was answered. This is a disturbing story, but it is really interesting. Research fully before presenting to
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Death Online Complete Bundle
Extract as a zip file. I've bundled all of the Death Online Handouts with a test and a key. It's a great resource, visit it at - http://australianmuseum.net.au/Death-The-Last-Taboo/
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Supreme Court Justices Trading Cards-Updated
How to make the Supreme Court Justices real to students? Turn them into trading cards! This two-page word doc is designed for you or your students to print, research and fill out basic biographical information about the current nine justices, and tape or glue the cards back-to-back: photo on the fro
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Crime and Law (C): Courtroom Roles and Terms (Vocabulary)
Are you teaching your English/ESL/ESL students about crime and courts? If so, then use this thorough reading and vocabulary worksheet to teach or reinforce their knowledge of terms such as attorney, judge, witness, testimony, objection, and etc. (Answer key included)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Tie-In: Scottsboro: American Tragedy Questions
There is an amazing PBS program that I purchased called Scottsboro: An American Tragedy. I use it to show the students Harper Lee's likely inspiration for the novel. I created this handout of questions for the students to #1: focus and pay attention and 2: have something to study for the test.
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NOVA - "Forensics on Trial" worksheet
Fill-in-the-blank worksheet to go along with NOVA "Forensics on Trial" which is available at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/forensics-on-trial.html .
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Three Branches of Government Game
This download includes three different ways to play a card game with matching the characteristics of The Three Branches of Government. It is a fun way for students to review the branches of government, or learn what each one consists of.
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Glass as Evidence w/key
You will find a short summary of the various methods used to isolate glass as evidence in a crime scene. Resource questions and an answer key are provided.
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Edmund Kemper - 6'9" Killer w/key
The story of "Big Ed" Kemper is chronicled in this summary. I've included a resource page with an answer key.
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Character Trials
Are you looking for a highly engaging strategy to assist students in a deeper understanding of literary or historical text? This strategy is perfect for upper grade students! After teaching your students a short explanation of the trial process, put your students in teams of five and have them put
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Sociology of Crime & Deviance: Reporting of Crime
Here is a product which provides various scenarios related to crime to examine students' perceptions about whether these crimes would be reported to police or not. This is followed by a critical question which might instigate a lively discussion in class! Check out more quality, ready-to-use resou
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David Koresh - The Wacko from Waco
Vernon Wayne Howell, aka - David Koresh, is detailed in this short summary. The story of the ATF raid on the Branch Davidian compound was the genesis for Oklahoma City and Timothy McVeigh.
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Law and Justice System Realistic Clip art - colored & line art {Social Studies}
The Law and Justice System Clipart set includes realistic graphics (Colored and line art) for: Lawyer Gavel Judge Jude's Bench Jury Prisioner standing (Clothing) Prisioner in jail Traffic citation Subpoena Police man and driver Pledge Money fine You may be interested in this other set too: Election
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Death's Acre Tests Bundled w/keys
As a bell ringer activity, my students read Death's Acre by Dr. Bill Bass. This is the story of the legendary Body Farm in Tennessee, the place where human bodies are allowed to decompose in a variety of situations so that scientists can better understand what happens to us after we die. What makes
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Three Little Pigs Mock Trial Reader's Theater
OVERVIEW Students will experience the judicial system at work through this mock trial reader's theater. Reader's theater script has been designed for up to 29 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 par
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Frontline (PBS) - "The Anthrax Files" worksheet
Fill-in-the-blank worksheet to encourage students to listen carefully to the Frontline program "The Anthrax Files," a documentary originally aired on PBS on October 11, 2011 about the bioterrorism that followed the 9/11 attacks.
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Forensics - Andrei Chikatilo - the Russian Ripper w/key
In my forensics classes, I present a variety of infamous cases. This is a summary of Andrei Chikatilo, also known as Citizen X. Like Jeffrey Dahmer, he was a cannibal killer.
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Albert DeSalvo - The Boston Strangler w/key
Included is a summary along with a resource handout and answer key of the crimes of Albert DeSalvo who was murdered 13 women during the early 1960s.
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Criminal Law 101
This handout is an easy and comprehensible way to introduce students to the realm of Criminal Law.
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Jim Jones and Jonestown
The story of Jim Jones and the horrific events at the mass suicide in Jonestown are detailed.
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Mock Trial Task Cards
Use these task cards with any mock trial simulation in your ELA or history classroom. Each card lists a role and/or courtroom proceeding, description, and responsibilities assigned to that role. The sixteen cards include the following: Juror Judge Court Reporter Prosecution Opening Statement Defen
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