The 2018 Mock Trial Case

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All rise! Scholars put their skills to the test in a mock trial. Using evidence, photographs, and testimony, they role play the trial in the classroom. Rules of law—and the court room—come to life as the class becomes a place of law! 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Split the class into roles for the trial and give a work day to assess the evidence 
  • Invite a local judge or attorney as a guest speaker to answer questions about the court system
Classroom Considerations

  • Store all evidence in a central location for the duration of the mock trial
Pros

  • Comprehensive resource includes 80 pages of testimony and evidence
  • Lesson provides printable mock trial materials to use in class
Cons

  • None