Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to perform close reading and synthesize information to predict outcomes
Common Core Standards:
As a class, listen to the first episode of Serial, an in-depth investigative journalism podcast series about the 1999 murder of Baltimore, MD high school senior Hae Min Lee and the subsequent conviction and sentencing of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, to life in prison for her murder. Despite Syed's conviction, Serial probes the many questions about the circumstances Lee's disappearance and doubts about Syed's guilt...
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