Podcasting, Day 1
Kind of Activity:
To use a novel form to conduct historical research and understand the context of the play.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.6
Discuss the previous night's homework. 12 Angry Men shows us a court case in a very isolated fashion, by focusing solely on the discussion among the jurors. However, a murder case must have made the news in 1957. What have the students learned about news in 1957? How do the students think this murder might have been covered by journalists?
After this discussion,...
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