Today’s Topic –
The Seven Theories on Why We Commit Crime (Day 3)
Teaching Objective –
Students will be able to identify, analyze, and then appropriately classify cases using the seven key theories on why we commit crime.
Task #1 – Quick quiz on index cards on yesterday’s material.
Task #2 – I will briefly go over MrTylersLessons.com again and show you some more of its features.
Task #3 (Partners) – We will wrap up being shown video clips of people committing crimes. Write down a brief description of the video clip. Then choose a theory which you feel explains why that person committed the crime. This will be followed by a one sentence reason as to why you feel that theory fits this video clip.
Student Work Evidence: (Click/tap image to enlarge) The paper below is part of Anthony’s work.
Task #4 (Pairs) – Venn Diagrams – In pairs you will be choosing three of the theories and making a venn diagram about what is the same and what is different about them.
Task #5 (Individually) – Read through The Jeremy Scenario. On the paper provided write down which theory you think best explains why Jeremy committed a crime along with a reason why you think the theory you choose best explains his actions.
Student Work Evidence: (Click/Tap image to enlarge) The theory in the image below was developed by Marissa.
Task #6 (Individually) – Introduction to organized vs disorganized killers. Students will be given a diagram to have that shows the differences between an organized and disorganized killer. To download this diagram click here -> Organized vs Disorganized Killers Chart
Study your vocabulary for a quiz tomorrow morning
Look over the website: MrTylersLessons.com
Don’t forget to check your grade. They were updated this afternoon. To be taken directly to the grade page click HERE
RH 11-12.2 – Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.