May 16, 2014

Jury of Her Peers Story Analysis

Grade Level:

High


Overview:

Students will examine their understanding of the functions and makeup of juries in contemporary society by analyzing jury issues raised in Susan Glaspell's short story "A Jury of Her Peers." 


Time needed:

1 class periods

Materials Required:

"Jury of Her Peers" Lesson Plan


National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies:

Theme 6: Power, Authority, and Governance

Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices