Periods 2,3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plans (12-3-2015)


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Serial Killer Behavioral Analysis /  MAP Testing Day #3


Serial Killers

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

Students will be able to behaviorally analyze a killer without teacher’s assistance with 80% accuracy in 4 of 5 trials by completion of the unit.

*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators


Today you will have a substitute and be filling out the form below regarding Dr. Aadomt’s presentation on Serial Killers. The bold underlined material is what you copy down. The italicized words are to






Editing Dr. Aadomt’s Work


New Facts:

In this section list ten specific new facts you learned about serial killers from his research. (Ex: There have been 3,870 serial killers in the world since 1800)


Serial Killers Defined:

With consideration towards Dr. Aadomt’s work, design and write your own academic definition as to what a serial killer is and does.


Serial Killer Types:

What types of serial killers did you learn about in Dr. Aadomt’s work? State each type and describe it using your own words.


Serial Killer Examples:

Of the cases Dr. Aadomt’s uses as examples for different types of serial killers which five cases did you find to be the most interesting? State the names of the five cases you found to be the most interesting, what type of killer they were, and what fact about them made them memorable. There is no need to go into graphic detail.


Answer the following questions using Dr. Aadomt’s work as reference.

  1. Which gender is typically found to be more prone to becoming a serial killer?
  2. Which country has the greatest number of serial killers? Why do you think this is? Be specific.
  3. Considering Dr. Aadomt’s research which side of the Nature vs Nurture argument do you find yourself on? Are we a product of our environment or our genetics?


What were three strengths to the original unaltered presentation? What were three weaknesses?


What pieces of the presentation did you summarize? What slides did you combine? Why do you feel this enhanced the presentation?


What did you delete from the presentation? Why? Be specific.


How did you move the slides around to make the presentation better flow? Why?