The School Versus James Holt

The School Versus James Holt

The School Versus James Holt

The School Versus James Holt

The School Versus James Holt

The School Versus James Holt

The School Versus James Holt

Realistic (fiction), 3,008 words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile 770L

The School Versus James Holt tells the story of a fifth-grade classroom learning about the process of a jury trial. Students are assigned roles as they try a real case in which the main character must prove that her friend James is innocent so he doesn't receive a week's worth of detention for a crime he says he didn't commit. Illustrations support the text.