Period 2,3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plans (9-16-2015)

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Juvenile Crimal Offenders – Case Study Day I – Kenneth Young


Juvenile Offenders

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

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

Today’s Objective:

Students will list and appraise the case of Kenneth Young who was arrested at age 14 for being an accomplice in 4 armed robberies and in return originally received a sentence of life without parole.

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


Task #1 – First and foremost we are going to need to get familiar with Kenneth Young’s case. We will use video clips from the PBS documentary concerning Kenneth’s case. In case you missed today you can use the first link below to get familiar with the case. Use the links to formulate your notes. Make sure you have 25 notes to cite from for tomorrow’s activity.

Website -> “15 to Life” Kenneth Young PBS

Website -> Tampa Bay Times Original Article Post Resentencing 


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