SERG Alberta


Canadian Criminal Trials

Students will learn about and participate in the Canadian criminal trial system! Canadian Criminal Trials not only teaches students about the judicial system but allows students to show what they have learned by participating in a mock trial performance. Students will play characters in a scripted trial provided. They can play witnesses, court roles, or participate in the jury.rnStudents will learn about the Canadian court structure, innocent principles, roles in court, and the four elements of an offence.rnSchedulernPeriod 1: PowerPoint presentation on the court system in Canada.rnPeriod 2: Mock Trial PerformancernPeriod 3: Jury ActivityrnrnPresented in your classroom.rnThere is no charge for this program as it funded by the Alberta Law Foundation however,donations are gratefully accepted