ERIC Number: EJ600332
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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"Francine, Kerplunk, and the Golden Nugget" -- Conducting Mock Trials and Debates in the Classroom.
Beck, Charles R.
Social Studies, v90 n2 p78-84 Mar-Apr 1999
Describes the process for creating a mock trial based on the fable "Francine, Kerplunk, and the Golden Nugget." Explains that during the jury deliberations the jurors utilize chart structures to assess the credibility of the witness' testimony and the attorney's arguments. Maintains that chart structures can also be adapted to classroom debates. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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