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Judge for yourself : famous American trials for readers theatre

Author: Suzanne I Barchers
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Teacher Ideas Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These compelling dramas are based on actual trial proceedings, and have been adapted to the interest and reading level of students in upper elementary and middle school. Details of the crime have been incorporated into the trial format allowing the story to unfold through the eyes of the jury. The verdict is detailed in a separate section, allowing students to decide what the outcome should be. These scripts are  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne I Barchers
ISBN: 1563089599 9781563089596
OCLC Number: 53145253
Description: xiii, 154, [6] pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: A deadly secret : the Lincoln assassination conspiracy trial --
A woman's right : the United States vs. Susan B. Anthony --
She took an axe : the Commonwealth of Massachusetts vs. Lizzie Borden --
Say it ain't so : the State of Illinois vs. Eddie Cicotte et al : the White Sox scandal of 1919 --
A perfect crime : the People against Nathan Leopold, Jr. and Richard Loeb : the sentencing hearing --
Taking the test : the State of Tennessee vs. John Thomas Scopes : the Scopes Monkey trial --
An arrogant man : the trial of David C. Stephenson : Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan --
In defense of home : the People of Michigan vs. Ossian Sweet et al. --
Evading the truth : the United States of America vs. Al Capone --
When the bough breaks : the State vs. Hauptmann : the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann for the kidnapping and murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr.
Other Titles: Famous American trials for readers theatre
Responsibility: Suzanne I. Barchers.
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Ten readers theatre scripts based on some of the most famous, sensational trials in U.S. history provide a fascinating glimpse into our past and our justice system.  Read more...

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?A new readers theatre gem for kids....Spellbinding.?-Teaching K-8

 
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