Period 2,3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (8-25-2015)

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. This is day #2 of this objective due to the fact we were not able to finish the case analysis yesterday.

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




Laura Black & Richard Farley

Task#1 –  Students will continue to use their observation chart like the one they see on the board and pictured below.

WhiteBoardPhoto (8-24-2015)

Task #2 – Students will continue to look at case evidence in the order of events as they unfolded from begining to end. As we look at case evidence we will continue to take down notes to support our theories for each aspect of the report.

Ticket Out the Door:

Part I

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:

Part II

Scale of 1-5 should this film be kept in the curriculum? 1 = absolutely not, 3 = meh, 5 = Absolutely yes