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This two-week-long unit will introduce your students to the American law system and will push them to think about the impact our laws have on our daily lives.
-How Severe is the Crime? introductory survey
-Historical Codes of Law (includes excerpts from the Code of Hammurabi and the Twelve Tables, as well as reflection questions)
-Law in America PowerPoint Presentation (20 slides)
-Exit Slips (3 versions)
-Civil or Criminal? Scenario Activity, with 20 different scenarios
-Plea Bargain notes and link to video
-Steps of a Criminal Trial Flowchart Project
-Manslaughter or Murder? Scenario Activity, with 4 different scenarios
-The Death Penalty research and letter-writing activity
-Civil Law case examples
-Unit Test, with 43 multiple-choice, extended-response, and short-answer questions