Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (1-13-2015)

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Today’s Topic –

Mental Disorders Associated with Criminal Behavior (Day 1)

Today’s Objective –

Students will become familiar with mental disorders commonly associated with criminal behavior and apply this knowledge to diagnosing fictional characters.

Agenda – 

Task #1 – Quick quiz on yesterday’s material

Task #2 – Review features of

Task #3 – Lets take a look at some Costa’s Level III questions developed by some students to analyze H.H. Holmes’s behavior and attempt to answer them.

Question #1 – “What is the theme behind his murders?” – Davon M.

Question #2 – “Why do you think H.H. Holmes experimented on people?” – Christian S.

Question #3 – “What examples can you find to support the belief that H.H. Holmes planed on using his castle for hiding bodies?” – Haley W.

Question #4 – “Based on what you know how would you explain the psychological state of H.H. Holme’s mind?” – Rashawn G.

Question #5 – “How would you improve police’s investigation of H.H. Holmes?” – Darius P.

Task #4 – Now we will be introduced to Psychiatric Disorders Associated With Criminal Behavior (Version 3). On a piece of regular paper, folded hot dog style, we will be making a brief list of common disorders and noting some fictional examples for each.

Task #5 – Students will set up a paper to take observational data on a fictitious character named Prot. We will be using a Cornell note taking style approach.

Task #6 – After viewing the video clips of Prot you will be diagnosing him with a mental disorder(s). We will be using the Chavez Academic Paragraph Writing Format. Your diagnosis paragraph will be evaluated by yourself and a peer using the CCHS Academic Writing Rubric.

Homework –

Review your material from today for another exercise tomorrow.

C.C.S.S. –

RH 11-12.7 – Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

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