Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (2-25-2015)

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 taking the data from the full report (Stalking Report – FULL (Writing Stalking Law) and developing a better Stalking law for the State of California to be submitted to the Department of Justice for consideration.

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 – Writing a Stalking Law Individually

Step #1 – Defining the word

  • Define the word “Stalking”.

Step #2 – evidence

  • What evidence will the court need to convict? Physical? Witnesses? Both?

Step #3 – Sentencing

  • what sentencing should the state of California use? Look back at the sentencing primary document for ideas.

Step #4 – Explanation.

  • Why did you choose this form of sentencing?

Task #2 – Writing a Stalking Law together as a group. Lets look over what we have done individually and combine our brain power to create a good overall law.

Student Work Evidence:

Here is what the students of Period 1 – Criminal Behavior were able to develop today. We will finish the rest tomorrow.

Stalking Defined – Stalking is when someone is following your movement without the other consenting on multiple occasions after being told to desist. Harassment of the person includes, but is not limited to, pursing/following, or nonconsensual contact.

Terms as Defined by us (C.C.H.S. – -Criminal Behavior Period 1) –

Harassment – Aggressive/persistent pressure of intimidation in a repeated way.

Pursuing – Following person to their work, home, or places frequented by person for a long distance of time with the intent to force nonconsensual contact. Frequented locations will be defined as consistent personal places of interaction.

Nonconsensual Contact – Unwanted letters/notes, e-mail, text, or packages, phone calls, faxes, social networking websites (etc: xbox, playstation, Facebook), pagers,

(Court Desired Evidence) – Unwanted pictures/video taken, witness testimony in writing if any, packages/letters from accused party or any other unwanted items, security camera footage.