|About the Book|
A dramatic two-act play originally written for live television in 1954, Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men takes us into the jury room as twelve men deliberate to reach a verdict in a capital murder trial. Through the tense and often combative proceedings inside the room, the characters of the jury members are revealed and disturbing questions about the American system of justice are raised. The defendant is a sixteen-year-old boy accused of killing his father.eNotes lesson plans have been written, tested, and approved by working classroom teachers. This lesson plan for Twelve Angry Men features an in-depth introductory lecture, discussion questions, vocabulary lists, chapter-by-chapter study questions, a multiple-choice test, and essay questions. Complete answer keys are also included!