Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears

Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears
Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears
Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears
Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears
Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears
Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears
Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears
Classroom Trial Unit: Andrew Jackson & The Trail of Tears
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This classroom trial experience allows students to delve into firsthand and secondhand accounts of the Indian Removal Act of 1830 to determine point of view, bias, and main ideas. Then, they move along with determining Jackson's guilt or innocence by analyzing relationships between historical events and examining how authors support points of view with reasons and evidence.

This trial bundle hits tons of different CCSS Informational Reading, Speaking, and Writing indicators while being an engaging classroom activity teaching students about Westward Movement and the Trail of Tears.

Includes:
The Charges
Witness Statements (Firsthand Accounts)
Case Log (Secondhand accounts)
Witness Reliability Assessment (multiple accounts, quoting accurately)
Juror Notes, Witness Notes, Case Notes (Relationships & Interactions)
Verdict Sheet
Mock Trial Roles and Role Cards
Mock Trial Instructions (teacher & Student)

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.A
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.B
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.C
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.D
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.9
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.6
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.9
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.8
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.6
Total Pages
23 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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