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This is a bundle of 2 products on the United States Court System. Included in the bundle is a stand-alone, 18 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on The United States Court System - The Trial Phase. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
The bundle also includes a 10-page tutorial Student Study Guide and 10-page Teachers Answer Key to accompany the Florida students resource tutorial: Trial by Jury: You Decide!
In this guided worksheet students will: . . .
Note the following Link: www.floridastudents.org/PreviewResource/StudentResource/128054
This activity complies with Florida Civics Benchmark SS.7.C.2.2 Evaluate the obligations citizens have to obey laws, pay taxes, defend the nation, and serve on juries.
If you do not have a computer for each student, you can present the tutorial class activity completing each activity as you progress through the tutorial during whole class instruction. If you have a smartboard, students can complete the activity at their seat, individually or with partners, and then come to the smartboard to present the answer. If you have computers or a laptop for each student, students can complete the tutorial and add answers as they progress through the tutorial at their own pace. Either way, students can then use the worksheet as a study guide for a quiz or the End of Course Exam.
The Power point presentation covers the following:
After many weeks or months of preparation, the prosecutor is ready for the most important part of his job: the trial. The trial is a structured process where the facts of a case are presented to a jury, and they decide if the defendant is guilty or not guilty of the charge offered.
The Trial is made up of several parts including: Jury selection, presentation of opening statements, witness examination, cross examination the burden of proof, objections, closing arguments, jury instructions, the verdict and sentencing.
During trial, the prosecutor uses witnesses and evidence to prove to the jury that the defendant committed the crime(s). The defendant, represented by an attorney, also tells his side of the story using witnesses and evidence. In a trial, the decides what evidence can be shown to the jury. A judge is there to make sure the entire process is played fairly.
The presentation slides include the following:
Jury Selection (2)
Burden of Proof
End of Presentation
This is one of many bundeled Tutorials I offer in my store under Tutorials and one of many bundles I offer on the United States Court System.