Students will listen to 12 episodes of season one of "Serial," a story about two star-crossed lovers where the girl ends up murdered. Did her boyfriend really do it? What do the friends know? Not sure what "Serial" is? Get hooked! It's the most popular podcast ever!!! Students say it is like a cross between CSI and reality TV shows.
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Included in the unit (45 pages)
How to use this unit (ideas), a study guide for ALL 12 episodes, links to all episodes, three writing assignments, a "Is Adnan Innocent or Guilty" chart, student writing examples, discussion guide answers, and Common Core Standards addressed and listed at the end.
NOTE: there is cussing in some of the episodes. I consider them to be PG-13 rated. You may need permission from your administrator to use this unit.