This is a great way to address so many of of the common core standards and build listening and critical thinking skills.
It’s Baltimore, 1999. Hae Min Lee, a popular high-school senior, disappears after school one day. Six weeks later detectives arrest her classmate and ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for her murder. He says he’s innocent – though he can’t exactly remember what he was doing on that January afternoon. But someone can. A classmate at Woodlawn High School says she knows where Adnan was. The trouble is, she’s nowhere to be found.
MAPS AND DOCUMENTS
WORKSHEETS AND LESSON PLANS HERE BY MICHAEL GODSEY
INTERVIEW WITH JAY AFTER THE PODCAST
REDDIT DISCUSSION THREAD
A nice article on assessment:
As you plan evidence of learning for students given the learning outcomes, do you sometimes hesitate to ‘get creative.’ Last week a teacher in Alberta asked me, “What do you do about setting criteria with students when they are all using different ways of representing their learning? Some of them are building models, some are writing, some are making videos and so on. Do I have to have separate criteria for each one?””
Great Project idea. (vis Larry Ferlazzo and Holly Epstein Ojalvo
WHAT IF NELSON MANDELA HAD SOCIAL MEDIA???