The play “Twelve Angry Men” was adapted by Sherman L. Sergel from the Emmy award-winning television movie written by Reginald Rose. Read this study guide for help understanding the text.
What is the responsibility of a juror? Have your students review concepts of responsibility as well as review what the law says.
Before reading Twelve Angry Men, introduce students to the legal terms they’ll encounter throughout the play. Includes a downloadable power point and student handout.