Lesson Plan: 2016-2017 Supreme Court Oral Arguments

Lesson Duration

From C-Span Classroom

As a class, students watch a brief video (7:42) of Supreme Court Justices explaining the process and importance of oral arguments during a Supreme Court case.

Next, students are provided with summaries of 2016-2017 Supreme Court cases with links to C-Span videos of oral arguments. Students are assigned a case or choose their own, and fill out the provided graphic organizer as they examine both sides of a the case and determine its significance to the U.S.

Students may then engage in a structured analysis of the case.

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