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Serial Podcast Episode 1 and 2


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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In one word, how would you describe Serial Podcast Episode 1 and 2?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Serial Podcast - Episode 1 & 2
Serial Podcast is an investigative journalism podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig, which follows the story of Adnan Syed who was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. Episodes 1 & 2 examine the events of January 13, 1999, when Hae went missing, and Adnan was accused of her murder. We also meet Adnan's family and friends to hear their perspectives on the case.
3. Slide
60 seconds
Did you know?
The first two episodes of Serial were the two most-downloaded podcasts of all time when they were released in 2014. The first episode of Serial was downloaded 3.4 million times in its first week. The creator of Serial, Sarah Koenig, was a former producer of the radio show 'This American Life'.
4. Open question
300 seconds
What are your thoughts on the first two episodes of Serial? Do you think Adnan is innocent or guilty?
5. Open question
300 seconds
What evidence do you think is the most compelling in the case of Adnan Syed?
6. Open question
300 seconds
What can we learn from this story about the criminal justice system?
7. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a smiling banana standing on one leg and holding a giant toothbrush
8. Poll
60 seconds
Who is the host and creator of the Serial podcast?
  • Alex Blumberg
  • Sarah Koenig
  • Ira Glass
9. Poll
60 seconds
In Episode 1, what is the name of the high school where Hae Min Lee was a student?
  • Baltimore City College
  • Mount Saint Joseph High School
  • Woodlawn High School
10. Poll
60 seconds
What year did Hae Min Lee go missing?
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
11. Poll
60 seconds
In Episode 2, what does Jay claim Adnan showed him in the trunk of his car?
  • A bag of money
  • Hae's body
  • A gun
12. Poll
60 seconds
Who does Adnan say he gave a ride to after school on January 13th?
  • Don Clinedinst
  • Jay Wilds
  • Yasser Ali
13. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is Adnan Syed's alibi for the day of Hae Min Lee's disappearance according to Episode 2 of the Serial Podcast?

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