HOMEWORK CALENDAR
CRIMINAL LAW

Criminal Law
Updated
12-4-2017

TEXTBOOK LINKS

Practice Tests


Web Links for Text

Chapter Overviews


Cases and Resources

Online Version of the
Classroom Text (PDF)
Landmark Court Cases

Downloads/Links



Class Syllabus

Grading Policy



Current Event Form

Current Event Order - 2nd Hour

Opposing ViewPoints
Topics

2nd Hour Names/Order

Scoring Sheet

Opposing Viewpoints Topics

Hour 2 Names/Order

Class PowerPoints

(also, see Resources for each
week below)





Homework Calendar

September/October


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Week 1
9/4

  Sources:
Chapter 1 - What is Law?

Power Point Notes
Chapter 1 Ppt Notes

Chapters 1,2,3
Online Notes

Assignment:
Define all vocabulary
Chapter 1 Vocab

No School

Welcome Back!

Introduction To Class
Grading Policies and Procedures


Discuss Current Events
Format


Topic: Bill of Rights
(pick any right covered in the BoR)

Intro Law Activity 1
Grading Policies and Procedures

Intro Law Activity 1

Determine CE Order
Chapter 1 Notes
Criminal Law, Civil Law,
role of the Constitution

Intro Law Activity 1

Assign Textbooks

Define all vocabulary
Chapter 1 Vocab


Week 2
9/11

Sources:
Chapter 1 - What is Law?
Chapter 2 - Lawmaking

Power Point Notes
Chapter 1 Ppt Notes
Chapter 2 Ppt Notes

Chapters 1,2
Online Notes


Assignment:
Chapter 1 Terms
Chapter 2 Terms

Current Event
Topic: Bill of Rights
(pick any right covered in the BoR)
Second Hour












Assign/Discuss
Opposing Viewpoints
Pick Topics Wednesday


Intro Law Activity 1


PowerPoint Notes
Chapter 1 Notes


















Bill of Rights
Review - Quiz Next Week
1-10














Pick Topics
Opposing Viewpoints

Bill of Rights
Review - Quiz Next Week
1-10

Intro Law Activity 1











Opposing Viewpoints
Laptops in Class

Assign
Chapter 2 Terms
Due Friday 9/22













Opposing Viewpoints
Laptops in Class


Define all vocabulary
Chapter 1 Vocab
Due TODAY

Week 3
9/18

Sources:
Chapter 1 - What is Law?
Chapter 2 - Lawmaking

Power Point Notes
Chapter 1 Ppt Notes
Chapter 2 Ppt Notes

Chapters 1,2
Online Notes


Assignment:
Chapter 2 Questions

Current Event
Topic: Bill of Rights
(pick any right covered in the BoR)
Second Hour






Opposing Viewpoints
Laptops in Class

Define all vocabulary
Chapter 1 Vocab
Due TODAY


Chapter 2 Terms
Due Friday  9/22

Bill of Rights
Review





Intro Law Activity 1
DUE AT END
OF  HOUR


PowerPoint Notes
Chapter 1 Notes


Bill of Rights Activity
in class
Page 1
Page 2

Chapter 2 Terms
Due Friday  9/22

Current Events
Begin
Second Hour

Chapters 1,2
Online Notes

Ignore Ch 3 for now









Bill of Rights
Quiz 1-10




Assign
Chapter 2 Questions










Chapters 1,2
Online Notes

Ignore Ch 3 for now


Chapter 2 Ppt









Movie
Gideon's Trumpet

Movie Questions

Chapter 2 Terms
Due TODAY  9/22

Week 4
9/25

Sources:
Chapter 1 - What is Law?
Chapter 2 - Lawmaking

Power Point Notes
Chapter 1 Ppt Notes
Chapter 2 Ppt Notes

Chapters 1,2
Online Notes


Assignment:
Chapter 2 Questions

Current Event
Topic: Federalism
(National, State, Local)
Second Hour










Movie
Gideon's Trumpet

Movie Questions










Movie
Gideon's Trumpet

Movie Questions









Early Release Day

Opposing Views
Topic 1
Second Hour








Chapters 1,2
Online Notes


Chapter 1 Ppt Notes
Chapter 2 Ppt Notes






Chapters 1,2
Online Notes


Chapter 1 Ppt Notes
Chapter 2 Ppt Notes

Federalism
Division of Power

(if time permits)
This is classwork, not homework

October


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Week 5
10/2

Sources For Test:
Chapter 1 - What is Law?
Chapter 2 - Lawmaking
(see previous weeks' resources)

After the Test
Sources:
Chapter 3 - Advocacy

Chapter 3
Advocates PowerPoint

Chapters 3
Online Notes

(ignore Ch 1/2)

Assignment:
Chapter 3 Terms

Current Event
CE Topic: Advocacy Groups
(i.e. NAACP, ACLU, NRA, etc.)

All Juniors
PSAT/NMSQT
pre-bubbling in cafeteria
Report there at 7:20AM

Hours 1 and 2 (part of second)

Chapters 1,2

Online Notes

Chapter 1 Ppt Notes
Chapter 2 Ppt Notes

Federalism
Division of Power

(if time permits)
This is classwork, not homework

Test
Chapters 1 and 2
Multiple Choice/
Short Answer


Study the Following:
  • Chapters 1/2 Notes
  • Terms/Vocab
  • Federalism (Fed, State, Local)
  • Gideon Movie Qs
  • Opposing Views


Start Chapter 3
Chapter 3
Online Notes

(if time permits)

Assign
Ch 3 Terms
Due Friday 10/6

Opposing Views
Topic 2
Second Hour

Chapter 3
Chapter 3
Online Notes

(if time permits)


Ch 3 Terms
Due Friday 10/6
Chapter 3
Chapter 3
Online Notes

(if time permits)


Ch 3 Terms
Due Friday 10/6

Chapter 3
Advocates PowerPoint 1

Explain
Advocates Assignment
Rubric
Ch 3 Terms
Due TODAY 10/6

Chapter 3
Advocates PowerPoint 1

Laptops in Class
Advocates Assignment
Rubric

Hour 2 Topics

Week 6
10/9

Sources:
Chapter 3 - Advocacy

Advocates Assignment

Rubric

Chapter 3
Advocates PowerPoint

Current Event
CE Topic: Advocacy Groups
(i.e. NAACP, ACLU, NRA, etc.)


Laptops in Class
Advocates Assignment
Rubric

Hour 2 Topics

Chapter 3
Advocates PowerPoint 1

PowerPoint 2

Advocacy Links

Laptops in Class
Advocates Assignment
Rubric

Hour 2 Topics

Chapter 3
Advocates PowerPoint 1

PowerPoint 2

Advocacy Links

JUNIORS ONLY
PSAT/NMSQT
Test in the Aux Gym
Hours 1-4
(part of 4th hour)


Laptops in Class
Advocates Assignment
Rubric

Hour 2 Topics

Chapter 3
Advocates PowerPoint 1

PowerPoint 2

Advocacy Links


1/2 Day
PT Conferences

Opposing Views
Topic 3
Second Hour
Presentations Begin
Advocacy
Advocates Assignment
Rubric

Hour 2 Topics
Parent Drop Off


Week 7
10/16

Sources:
Chapter 3 - Advocacy

Advocates Assignment

Rubric

Chapter 3
Advocates PowerPoint

Current Event
CE Topic: Advocacy Groups
(i.e. NAACP, ACLU, NRA, etc.)






Presentations Begin
Advocacy
Advocates Assignment
Rubric

Hour 2 Topics
No Gym Req
Dress Code






Presentations Begin
Advocacy
Advocates Assignment
Rubric

Hour 2 Topics
Open Campus
Nutritious Lunch






Presentations Begin
Advocacy
Advocates Assignment
Rubric

Hour 2 Topics
Student Rights/Seach and Seizure
Pay to Play







Presentations Begin
Advocacy
Advocates Assignment
Rubric
(if necessary)

Hour 2 Topics
Opposing Views
Topic 4
Second Hour







Extra Credit
DUE BY Monday 10/30
NO LATES ACCEPTED
up to 2 Current Events
Topic of your choice
(topics must relate to the class)
+5 Each

Week 8
10/23

Sources:
Chapter 4 - Settling Disputes

PowerPoint Notes
Chapter 4 - Settling Disputes

Assignments:
Chapter 4 Worksheet

Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Due Dates Shown
During the Week

Current Event
Advocacy Topics
or
Disputes



Extra Credit
DUE BY Monday 10/30
NO LATES ACCEPTED
up to 2 Current Events
Topic of your choice
(topics must relate to the class)
+5 Each

Quiz/
Assessment


All Short-Answer
Opposing Viewpoints
Topics 2,3
You Pick One to
Write About

Also, Chapter 3 - Advocacy
(Vocab and Chapter Notes)

After the Quiz
Begin Chapter 4






Begin Chapter 4
Chapter 4 - Settling Disputes
Notes on Chapter 4
Settling Disputes

Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation

Negotiation Skit
in class
Baker/Appleton

Assignments:
Chapter 4 Worksheet
Due Monday 10/30

Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Due Friday 10/27

Student Skit
Explain
(Second Quarter Grade)








Opposing Views
Topic 5
Second Hour


Work in class
Student Skit
(Second Quarter Grade)





Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation

Negotiation Activity in class

YouTube videos

Work in class
Student Skit
(Second Quarter Grade)
Topics




Assignments:
Chapter 4 Worksheet
Due Monday 10/30

Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Due TODAY 10/27

Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation

Negotiation Activity in class
YouTube videos

Work in class
Student Skit
(Second Quarter Grade)
Topics

Week 9
10/30

Sources:
Chapter 4 - Settling Disputes

PowerPoint Notes
Chapter 4 - Settling Disputes

Assignments:
Chapter 4 Worksheet

Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Due Dates Shown
During the Week

Current Event
Advocacy Topics
or
Disputes

Assignments:
Chapter 4 Worksheet
Due TODAY 10/30

Extra Credit
DUE BY TODAY 10/30
NO LATES ACCEPTED
up to 2 Current Events
Topic of your choice
(topics must relate to the class)
+5 Each

Movie:
A Civil Action
Movie:
A Civil Action

Early Release Day

Opposing Views
Topic 6
Second Hour
Last Day of
First Card-Marking

Movie:
A Civil Action

If time permits:
Present
Student Skits
Topics

Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation

No School
Grades 6-12


November/December
Second Card-Marking


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Week 10
11/6

Sources:
Chapter 4 - Settling Disputes

PowerPoint Notes
Chapter 4 - Settling Disputes

Assignments:
Chapter 4 Worksheet

Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Due Dates Shown
During the Week

Current Event
Advocacy Topics
or
Disputes

After the Quiz:
Begin Chapters 5/6

Present
Student Skits
Topics

Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation

Opposing Views
Topic 7
Second Hour



Present
Student Skits
Topics

Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation
Begin Chapters 5/6
Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes

Judge/Lawyer
Worksheet

Due Wednesday 11/15

Assign
Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Due Friday 11/17

Quiz
Chapter 4

Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation
(SECOND CARD-MARKING GRADE)

You'll have to define:
Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation
(and give an example of each. Similar to the Vocabulary assignment)
Continue Chapters 5/6
Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes

Judge/Lawyer
Worksheet

Due Wednesday 11/15

Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Due Friday 11/17

The Case of the Missing Bodies

Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes

The Case of the Missing Bodies
(if necessary)

Week 11
11/13

Sources:
Chapter 5 - The Court System

PowerPoint Notes
Chapters 5 and 6

Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes

Assignments:
Chapter 5 Vocabulary

Current Event
The Court System
or
Lawyers

Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes
Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes

Review the Steps in a Trial
(page 49)

PowerPoint


The Steps in a Trial
Steps Poster

Opposing Views
Topic 8
Second Hour

Judge/Lawyer
Worksheet

Due TODAY 11/15

Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Due Friday 11/17

The Steps in a Trial
Steps Poster
Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes

Review the Steps in a Trial
(page 49)

PowerPoint


The Steps in a Trial
Steps Poster

Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Due TODAY 11/17

Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes


Laptops in Class

Jury Selection - 1

Jury Selection - 2

Week 12
11/20

Sources:
Chapter 5 - The Court System
Chapter 6 -  Lawyers

PowerPoint Notes
Chapters 5 and 6

to view Ppt Notes, download
http://www.OpenOffice.org
(download: 2nd link)

Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes

Current Event
The Court System
or
Lawyers

Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes


Laptops in Class

Jury Selection - 1

Jury Selection - 2

Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes


Laptops in Class

Jury Selection - 1

Jury Selection - 2
No School No School No School

Week 13
11/27

Sources:
Chapter 5 - The Court System
Chapter 6 -  Lawyers

PowerPoint Notes
Chapters 5 and 6

Current Event
Trials

Class Notes:
Chapters 5 and 6

PowerPoint Notes


Laptops in Class

Jury Selection - 1

Jury Selection - 2

Laptops in Class

Movie
12 Angry Men
If Time Permits
Movie
12 Angry Men
Early Release Day

Dismissal
@11:10AM


Opposing Views
Topic 9, 10
Second Hour


Movie
12 Angry Men

Movie
12 Angry Men
(if necessary)

The Supreme Court
Notes
and SC Cases
The Supreme Court
Notes
and SC Cases

Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Laptops in Class


December


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Week 14
12/4

Sources:
Chapter 5 - The Court System
Chapter 6 -  Lawyers

PowerPoint Notes
Chapters 5 and 6

The Supreme Court
Notes
and SC Cases

Mock Trials

Current Event
Trials

The Supreme Court
Notes
and SC Cases

Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Laptops in Class
Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Laptops in Class

DUE Wednesday (12/6)

Test on
Chapters 5-6
(POSTPONED)
(also Opposing Views,  and Supreme Court Justices)


Landmark Supreme Court Cases
DUE TODAY

Opposing Views
Topic 11
Second Hour

Mock Trials
(Example)

Gold E. Locks Trial
Big Bad Wolf Trial
Missing Lunch Trial
TBA
Mock Trials
(Example)

Gold E. Locks Trial
Big Bad Wolf Trial
Missing Lunch Trial

Week 15
12/11


Sources:
Mock Trials

Current Event
Trials

Summons and Complaint

Answer






Introduce Summons and Complaint

Notes

1_Summons and Complaint
2_Actual Document
2a. Complaint Form





Summons and Complaint

Notes

1_Summons and Complaint
2_Actual Document
2a. Complaint Form

Due Tomorrow
at the end of the hour

Opposing Views
Topic 12
Second Hour

Summons and Complaint
Notes

DUE TODAY
1_Summons and Complaint
2_Actual Document
2a. Complaint Form

3_Answer Form
4_Actual Document
Answer Due Friday 12/15








3_Answer Form
4_Actual Document
Answer Due Friday 12/15





3_Answer Form
4_Actual Document
Answer TODAY Friday 12/15
Week 16
12/18
Begin
Runaway Jury
(if time permits)
Runaway Jury


Opposing Views
Topic 13
Second Hour

Runaway Jury


Runaway Jury
No School
12/22/17 to 1/2/18 WINTER BREAK

January


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Week 17
1/1
No School No School
Opposing Views
Topic 14
Second Hour


Week 18
1/8

Opposing Views
Topic 15
Second Hour


Week 19
1/15

No School

Final Exams
Hours 1-2

Final Exams
Hours 3-4

Final Exams
Hours 5-6



No School

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