Read the court room scenario presented in the handout, and play the role of a juror, completing the tasks at the end. Be sure to pay attention to what key terms are brought up by the lawyers and the judge as they give you information and instructions.
Click HERE for an electronic copy of the handout, just be sure to add a short paragraph at the end laying out you rationale for your decision.
Completed hand out due in class on Monday, 10/17.
10th grade Law & Literature
Through a mix of fiction and non-fiction texts as well as discussion and writing, students will explore the social and ethical questions of making and enforcing laws.