Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (4-17-2015)

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Application of Killer Behavioral Analysis Knowledge


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 be presenting their killer behavioral analysis paper. Today will only be volunteers. Anyone who does not go today must go starting on Monday.

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, antecedent behavior


Task #1 – Quick quiz

Task #2 – Graphic organizer – mentalities (if necessary)

Task #3 – Presentations? Anyone ready to go today is welcome to. I will be going easier on grading for anyone who is ready to go today.

Task #4 – Time for people to handle tech issues with submitting their papers, e-mailing them in, or printing their reports.

Task #5 – Murder Case – You Decide


Remember that if you have not given me your paper today I need it e-mailed in no later than midnight. Thank you to all of those who were able to turn in their work on time! Make sure if you didn’t give your presentation today that you are ready with visuals on Monday. Additionally, remember when you are delivering your information to hit the following areas:

Part 1 – Who you chose

Part 2 – Their Childhood

Part 3 – Their Behavior

Part 4 – Their Signature

Part 5- Their Modus Operandi

Part 6 –  Their Primary Mentality with evidence

Part 7-  Their Secondary Mentality with evidence

Part 8 – Questions?