Day 1

12 Angry Men Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read from the beginning of Act I to the point where the 8th Juror calls for a second vote.

Common Core Objectives

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Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

First half of Act I

Twelve jurors (presumably all white) assemble in a jury room to decide on a verdict for their case, wherein a 16-year-old young man...

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