Dead "Man" Walking: Considering the Fate of Juvenile Offenders in the Face of Capital Punishment

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about science's contribution to the debate over whether juvenile offenders should be eligible for capital punishment. They then synthesize their knowledge by presenting at a mock trial for the sentencing phase of Lee Malvo's criminal trial.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Life Sciences, Oral Presentations, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, American Democracy, History-Social Science, Science

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    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Simulation; Cooperative Learning; Skill Building; Discussions