Periods 2,3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plans (9-11-2015)

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Antecedents to Juvenile Criminal Offenders


Juvenile Offenders

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

Students will assist in determining the best legal course of action to help lower the juvenile re-incarceration rate.

Today’s Objective:

Students will be able to list and desribe the common antecedents to juvenile criminal behavior.

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

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)




Task #1 – 

Come in and grab your reference notebook. Locate the following documents and get them ready to put in your reference notebooks. Your unreturned work is in the back next to the folder box!

v2 Way Venn Diagram – Russia vs U.S.

v4 Way Venn Diagram – Russia, Peru, Mexico, U.S.

v10 Problems with Prison with Student Solutions

vProt Psychiatric Essay – 8/20/2015

vRichard Farley Criminal Behavior Analysis – 8/26/2015

vStalking Guide Essay – 8/28/2015

vPurpose of Prison Persuasive Essay – 9/3/2015

Task #2 – 

We will be updated our reference notebooks first thing today. Use the two downloadable PDF files below to incorporate your returned work into your folder. I will have a three hole punch available.

Downloadable PDF ->Fall 2015 – Criminal Behavior Table of Contents

Downloadable PDF -> Fall 2015 – List of Essays that Should be in the Back of Your Reference Notebook

Task #3 – We will be creating a web based grahic organizer to map our antecedent behaviors we already know that affect teenage offenders. There is an example below to follow.

Blank Web

Task #4 – Next we will be analyzing some trends in the following data. We are looking for three trends in each graph.

Child Incarceration Statistics 1 Gang Statistics 1 Juvenile Violent Crime Statistics Teen Addictions Statistics

Task #5 – 4 square exercise to analyze several film clips from the series “Scared Straight”. There is an example below of what a 4 square looks like.

Descriptive Terms & Phrases Organizer

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