Mrs. Hogan-McLean's LA Class
Syllabus & Starters
Start-Up: Materials List
Unit 6: Multi-Genre Project
Unit 5: Investigative Reporting
Unit 4: Persuasion
Unit 3: Book Clubs & The Literary Essay
Unit 1: Short Stories & Signposts
Unit 2: Hometown Hero Documentary
First Week Handouts
Glimpses of the Walkathon and of "The Landlady" short story experience.
"Landlady" Trial: Prosecutor questions the porter.
Star witnesses prepare their testimony.
Billy Weaver awaits his turn on the stand.
Bailiff swears in a key witness.
Ms. Krushlin prepares the class by teaching courtroom etiquette.
Prosecutor presents unusual surprise evidence: "bones" that could be victims' remains.
The landlady's sister and bailiff during critical testimony.
The Landlady, along with her defense team, believes she will prevail.
Discussion during courtroom recess.
Billy Weaver, plaintiff.
The jury before their important deliberation.
The jury taking their oath.
Bailiff prepares Billy to testify.
Prosecutor questions the witness.
The defense attorney offers evidence.
Billy Weaver is confident he'll win the case.
The defense collaborates.
Officer Weasel & the porter ready to testify.
The prosecutors strategize.
The jury releases tension building in the case during a brief recess.
The Landlady with little Basil.
Taking their role seriously, the jury is sworn in.
Billy Weaver tells his point of view.
The attorney prepares to question the Landlady's sister after Mrs. Lumley takes her oath.
The bailiff shows the evidence, a stuffed Basil, to the jury.
Billy Weaver considers his options.
The prosecutors plan their attack.
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