Ms. Britto's Government Class
Preparing Students to be Active Citizens
Ms. Britto's Contact Information
I check my email everyday during my planning period. On "A" days I read and check emails from 7:30-9 am. On "B" days I read and check emails from 12:30-1 pm. I should respond to your email within 2 days during the week.
Class Schedule: Judicial Branch Unit
HW: finish graphic organizer if not completed in class
March 4: Structure of the Judicial System
March 5: Judicial Review
March 6: Supreme Court Process & START OF MOCK COURT
HW: MOCK COURT RESEARCH
March 7: Mock Court Research
HW: Mock Court Research and Prep
March 10: Mock Court: Write Oral Arguments
HW: Practice Oral Arguments
March 11: Mock Court: Oral Arguments
HW: Start Opinion Piece/Study Guide
March 12: Time to work on Opinion Piece
HW: Start Study Guide
March 13: Test Review
HW: Complete Study Guide
March 14: Test
HW: Finish Opinion Piece
March 17: Opinion Piece Due In Class
END JUDICIAL UNIT
I have listed some links which may help your student with research.
Why a Mock Trial?
I have attached an article to further show the benefits of mock trials.