OES 3rd Graders Find Defendant, Not Guilty!
Pictured: Prosecutor, Hunter Reeves questions Principal, Amanda Jenkins, about her knowledge of the missing candy bar. Defendant, Luke Erickson, Defense Attorney, Mason Boullion, Judge, Natalie Bickham, and Bailiff, Hannah Bisson, follow along awaiting their turns.
Orangefield Elementary School’s 3rd Graders in Mrs. Wolfford’s Reading class, participated in a mock trial, The Case of the Missing Candy Bar. This was a culminating activity that went along with their reading story this week, “The Trial of Cardigan Jones.” Students studied theme, drawing conclusions, inferring, and story elements. Teachers, students, and administrators testified as witnesses throughout the trial. The jury of 15 found the defendant, Not Guilty, and the candy bar was recovered intact.