Periods 2,3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (8-19-2015)

Criminal Behavior Header

Today’s Topic –

Psychiatric Disorders Commonly Associated with Criminal Behavior

Today’s Objective –

Students will conclude their analysis and synthesize data they gather on a fictional character named Prot into a well written evaluation of his criminal and psychiatric condition

Today’s Agenda –

Step #1 – Grab your notebooks and papers from yesterday.

Step #2 –We are going to continue on your  “My Analysis Questions” page.

Step #3 – Get ready to watch the last sections of the video. At the end of each section you will continue to see the Costa’s questions come back up. You will be writing and answering your questions again today.

PDF Downloadable File -> costas-levels-of-thinking-and-questioning

Step #4 – Remember the ultimate goal of your questions is to help you determine what psychiatric condition Prot is suffering from.

Step #5 – Get ready to write an academic paragraph answering the question. “What diagnosis would you give Prot? Why?”

Step #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 evaulated by yourself and a peer using the CCHS Academic Writing Rubric. Today we got through meeting Prot and taking behavioral observations. For examples of ungraded student work from last term please download the file below. In class today we will be talking about what is good and what needs to be improved in these essays.

PDF Downloadable File -> Prot Former Student Analysis Essay Examples

 Ticket Out the Door –

For both Periods 2 & 3

  1. What would you diagnose Robert Porter (Prot) with?
  2. What is the primary evidence to support your diagnosis?
  3. Should this film be kept in the curriculum for practice?
  4. On a scale of 1-5 how good was this film, in your opinion, as a practice film?
  5. Even though we have not covered it yet, what do you think is the most common mental disorder that stalkers suffer from?

Ticket Out the Door Results Breakdown –

Prot Diagnoses (8-20-2015)

Should K-PAX be kept in (8-19-2015)


Do not forget that tonight you are to write a five paragraph analysis essay on what you would diagnose Prot with and why. Remember what we talked about today for common mistakes people make when writing. You are welcome to type this assignment, but for this first essay it is not a requirement. Any questions please e-mail me. All my information is on the “Contact Me” page.

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