Periods 2,3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (8-24-2015)

Criminal Behavior HeaderTopic:

Escalation of Stalking behavior



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

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

Today’s Objective:

Students will apply their reference notebook charts to the case of Laura Black v. Richard Farley in order to analyze the case and formulate a full behavioral report about Richard Farley’s actions.

*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide




Task #1 – Students will attempt to use in a classroom setting for the first time. In order to do this students will form into their groups of four and go to Once there students will enter their first names and last initials with the room number “A89559B4”. After they have succeeded in this they will take the quiz on stalking there.

Laura Black & Richard Farley

Task#2 – Students will be introduced to the real stalking case of Laura Black and Richard Farley. This case is responsible for getting the first stalking laws passed in the United States.

Task #3 – Students will set up an observation chart like the one they see on the board and pictured below.

WhiteBoardPhoto (8-24-2015)

Task #4 – Now we will look at case evidence in order of events as they unfolded from begining to end. As we look at case evidence we will take down notes to support our theories for each aspect of the report.

Ticket Out the Door:

Question: Based on what you have observed about Richard Farley from today’s evidence how would classify him in the following categories? Back up your classifications with evidence. If you believe an aspect is not present explain why.

Criminal Theory:

Organized/ Disorganized:

Psychiatric Disorder:

Stalking Type:

Stalking Behavior Stage: