Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (2-27-2015)

Criminal Behavior HeaderTopic:

Types of Stalking



Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will be able to identify stages and types of stalkers in 3 of 4 trials with 85% accuracy.

Today’s Objective:

Students will be analyzing and identifying important aspects of California’s current stalking law and identifying problems. Additionally students will be devleloping solutions to the problems they see in California’s Stalking Law. (Downloadable File -> California Stalking Law)

Behavioral Norms (Student Developed):

  1. “Respect others opinions”- Selena (20 votes)
  2. “Staying on task” – Israel /Ally/Kenny ( 21 votes)
  3. “Only one person is allowed to talk at a time” – Charles (22 votes)
  4. “If you feel like you are going to lose control or getting irritated you need to let Mr. Tyler know and stand outside his door” – Tyler (23 votes)




Task #1 – We are going to break into groups of 4 to start with. Each student will be getting a copy of California’s stalking law as it was written 2008)

Task #2 -Each group will be assigned a section of the law to analyze.

Step 1 – What are the words, phrases, sentences that are most important? Highlight them. ( I have highlighters available upon request)

Step 2- Underline areas of your section that you think are going to be a problem. For example, a vague word like “repeatedly”, or a word that should be defined like “violate”.

Step 3 – Now I want you to find solutions to the problems you identified in your section.

Step 4 – As you finish each step come up to the computer at the front and fill in your section.

Student Work Evidence:

Downloadable File -> California Stalking Law (Student Breakdown #1)