Juvenile Justice Research Project: Real Life Teens Serving Time - Google Drive

Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • Google Apps™
  • Internet Activities
Share this resource
Includes Google Apps™
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).


The Juvenile Justice Research: Teens Serving Time project is a perfect way to implement Google Apps, Chromebooks, 1:1 or BYOD and high-interest research into your classroom!

This project includes research ready resources for the paperless classroom.

Can you edit student handouts and rubrics?

YES! All teachers can log into a google account, access the shared folder link, and copy the resources into their own Google Drive. Resources can be edited in Google Docs or downloaded and edited using Microsoft Word.

The Juvenile Justice Research Project also includes access to an attractive Google Site featuring images, photos, pre-search activities - including an engaging music video on teen crime - and embedded bookmarked links.

Everything can be accessed by students from one link. The work has been done for you!

Access could not be any easier!

Note: This resource has been updated to replace any inactive websites and links!


This purchase includes the following additional resources:

Detailed Teacher’s Pacing Guide;

List of CCSS Standards for ELA and Literacy in Social Studies;

Two Motivating, High-Interest Pre-Search Activities;

Access to Symbaloo Webmix of over 50 bookmarked websites and juvenile justice resources;

Access to 11 videos for students to analyze as a different “source type;”

Digital Notecards and Source Citation Sheets;

MLA Source Citation Examples for Websites and Videos;

Research Requirement Sheets;

Guided Research Questions Handouts;

Two Final Project Options for Differentiation;

Teacher Project Rubrics for Both Projects.

From start to finish, this product provides a comprehensive research project accessible online - no copies, no hassle, and no extra work for the teacher!

Juvenile Justice Research: Teens Serving Time will provide you with a Google Classroom and Google Drive compatible high-interest research project that will motivate and capture your students throughout the research process!

Project Update: This resource has now been updated to the New Google Sites! Also, specific directions are enclosed on how to share within Google Classroom! Buyers should go to their Account, select My Purchases, and re-download this resource for free!


Juvenile Justice Research is designed for grades 9th-12th can be used with English Language Arts or as a research project in Psychology or Sociology.

High school English teachers can utilize this research project to supplement a thematic unit on choices and consequences, as a springboard for the podcast Serial, the award-winning Netflix documentary 13th or to teach the research process to students while utilizing a high-interest topic.

Juvenile Justice Research can also provide a short-term research project to supplement their study of the following novels: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, Monster by Walter Dean Myers or Tangerine by Edward Bloor.

Social Studies teachers can implement this research project to supplement a study on juvenile crime, the impact of incarceration, or to analyze the topic of school to prison pipelines.


Searching for additional high-interest research projects for Teens and Tweens?


Radical Research! High-Interest Research Projects for Teens and Tweens!

Google Apps 1920s Research and Multimedia Project


Social Justice, Research Projects, Research Skills, Google Drive, Google Apps, Google Classroom, Chromebook Classroom, High School Library Lessons, Middle School Library Lessons, Computer Lab Activities, Computer Lab Lesson Plans, Monster, Walter Dean Myers, Serial Podcast, 13th documentary, High School Informational Text, Lockdown, Dirt Road Home by Watt Key, Something Like Hope by Shawn Goodman, In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, Getting Somewhere, Wise Young Fool, Juvie, Juvie Three, Rikers High, No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row

Total Pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
4 days
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up