SERIAL – THE PODCAST

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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