Day 3

12 Angry Men Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    Why do you think the 2nd and 6th Jurors changed their votes?

    We hear a bit from the 2nd Juror, who says that he was convinced that many details didn't come out during the trial. However, we hear nothing from the 6th Juror. It is possible that his antipathy towards the 3rd Juror in the previous act influenced his vote, or that he was convinced on the question of motive, which was his sticking point throughout Act I.

  2. 2

    Characterize the 3rd, 10th, and 4th Jurors' relationship to one another.

    The three of them are the most vocal strongholds in favor of a "guilty" verdict. However, the 4th Juror clearly no longer thinks much of either the 3rd Juror or...

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