Free 12 Angry Men Unit

Updated: Jun 17

Unit Overview for 12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose

The general background of this unit is here. Below are the day-to-day activities.

Essential question: How does where you are and who you are affect how you see the world?

Core Texts:

12 Angry Men (make sure to have all of the same copies)


-Students will learn about different types of bias.

-Students will identify types of bias present in 12 Angry Men.

-Students will identify techniques the author used to convey messages (themes) about bias and attempt 1 analysis paragraph.

-Students will find a product which helps them answer this question: To what extent (great extent, somewhat, no extent) are the societal issues presented in

12 Angry Men still present today?

Unit Time:

~10 class periods (84 minute periods)


-class set of 12 Angry Men


Assessments (see links below):