Circle the responsibilities that apply to you as indicated on the handout in front of you
1. Class A: Parking at the courthouse (park on 3rd or in neighborhoods to not have to pay meter. 20% off if you're late!)
2. Class B: Parent Driving List
3. Dress code for trial (professional! Come as your character! Judges- I have robes for 2-3 of you)
4. Monday will be rehearsal as whole class and then with lawyer/witness pairings
5. Opening/Closing statement lawyers-- see the suggested script/outline in your team folders
6. Thank you cards due today from Class A volunteers.
1. Questions about today's goals?
2. Practice how to submit evidence (Monday, print everything, including evidence exhibits signs)
3. Work Time
DUE in class today:
All lawyers: Fill in the table below with the links to your evidence you will use during direct witness questioning.
CLASS A Evidence Document
CLASS B Evidence Document
Lawyer Spokesperson or Team Organizer:
Fill in the Schedule with your team's ordering of witnesses on direct examination and adjust the time to show how long you want with each witness (no more than max. of 30 minutes TOTAL for direct examination)
Schedule for Class A
Schedule for Class B
Opening Statement and Closing Argument Lawyers:
Conference with your team to understand the purpose of each direct examination lawyer and what they will prove.
1. Email Ashley the list of possible cross-examination questions you think the opposing team will ask you AND your responses with link(s) to the evidence you think the other team might use against you during the trial (copy and paste and then highlight specific lines/passages from the document that you think they might use specifically)
2. Make sure you have your direct examination lawyers questions (ideally on shared google doc) and this weekend complete the answers to these questions for rehearsal on Monday.
Evidence summary (Lawyers and Witnesses!)
- Title of evidence
- Link to evidence
- Brief summary of the piece of evidence (What is it?)
- Most important lines/passage (ok to copy and paste)
- How this evidence helps your case
- How this evidence might hurt your case (if it does not hurt your case and you’re certain of that, write n/a)
Humanities 11 Teacher at Animas High School