Lizzie Borden born July 19, 1860, Fall River, Mass., was charged with murdering her stepmother and father but was found not guilty despite the evidence against her; her trial became a national sensation in the United States.
Step 1: Read the Lizzie Borden overview to gain an understanding of the story. Step 2: Complete the following for each of the units found on the website.
_______ log-on to http://ccbit.cs.umass.edu/lizzie/k12/activities/activities.html
______ write paragraphs for conclusions
_______ unit 2 (The Hill)
______ questions about the prospect street census
______ complete the comparison table paper
_______ unit 3 (The House at 92 Second Street)
_______ unit 4 (Bridget Sullivan’s Morning)
______ complete the timeline paper
______ rewrite Bridget’s morning
Step Two: Who is involved? Use the following website or any others that you may find to complete the following:
http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/lizzieborden/bordenhome.html ________ Complete the Cast of characters chart
Step Three: The science for the evidence: Visit the following websites and use your chemistry knowledge to decipher the chemistry behind the evidence.
http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/LizzieBorden/woodtestimony.html ________ Complete the Chemistry evidence chart
Use your knowledge of Newton’s Laws and physics to decipher the physics behind the evidence and the story.
________ Complete the Physics Evidence Chart
Step Four: Did she do it? Analyze and choose your side. _______ Complete the guilty chart
_______ Complete the innocent chart
Step Five: Complete your poster according to the poster checklist.