Full unit plan with interactive activities; assessments and evaluations (along with assessment tools for teachers); broken down into three part lesson and built for differentiated instruction.
Integration of media component - how to create a news report - broken down into simple steps for students.
Visually appealing and engaging to appeal to all learning styles.
Varied teaching strategies to help keep students engaged.
Full ready-to-go package: just print and use.
Give it to students and use it as the teacher to guide your long range plan.
Very user friendly.
Link to transcript also included.
Some talking points include racism, the legal system and key terms, justice and equity - will help build student's critical thinking skills through debates and class discussions which are integrated into the package.
Note: Episode 1 has a couple swear words at one point in the podcast. Be sure to warn students and families before beginning the unit.