Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (3-31-2015)

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Introduction to Serial Killer Behavioral Analysis


Serial Killers

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

Students will be able to behaviorally analyze a killer without teacher’s assistance with 80% accuracy in 4 of 5 trials.

Today’s Objective:

Students will gan fundamental understanding of who serail killers are as people and demonstrate understanding through oral dialogue and classroom activity.

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)


One-on-One Murder, Modus-Operandi, signature, characteristics


Task #1 – Introductory Survey – Question “On a scratch piece of paper name as many killers/serial killers as you can”

Results -> Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Serial Killer Survey (3-31-2015)

Task #2 – Introductory presentation on Serial Killers using Cornell Notes.

Downloadabe File -> Introduction to Serial Killer Analysis (V2)

Note – We are going to look at a presentation developed by the Department of Justice and practicing our classroom skill of looking at a powerpoint and only writing down what we really need to know.


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