Period 2,3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plans (12-9-2015)

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Serial Killer Behavioral Analysis


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’s Objective:

Students will continue to enhance their own reflective questions via based on Dr. Aadomt’s work on serial killers from Radford University that we examined last week. Today is day number three on this objective.

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


One-on-One Murder, Modus-Operandi, signature, characteristics


Warm Up:

  1. What skills are you developing by writing a quiz on
  2. What is the purpose behind learning to write questions?

Task #1:

S.U.S.D. wants to make sure everyone has taken the career interest survey they developed for us. If you have not yet taken the survey please follow the directions below to take it.

Here is the website -> Illuminate Home Connection

Login: Student ID

Password: titansgo  

This survey is only two questions long.

Here is are the career codes:

Downloadable PDF -> SUSD Career Interest Survey Career Codes

Task #2:

Lets take a look at another style quiz developed by someone in your class.


  1. Go to M.SOCRATIVE.COM and enter the room number: “A89559B4″. 
  2. Answer the 30 questions to the best of your ability.

Task #3:

After we take the student developed quiz today lets do a  quick write on what was good and what could be improved.

Task #4:

Students will now go to and continue to improve their own 30 questions about serial killers based on Dr. Aamodt’s work and then write 10 Costa’s Level 3 short answer questions.

Downloadable PDF Resource -> Serial Killer Presentation by Dr. Mike Aamodt

Costa’s 3rd Level of questioning:

Directions: REMEMBER start with a stem and then add more to your question by extending it with two words from the pool above.

Costa's 3rd Level of Questioning


By the end of today you should have a 40 question quiz (30 questions of your choice with 10 Costa’s 3rd level questions) with no spelling errors, grammar errors, and that are rigorous in nature. Make sure I have the SOC number of your quiz today before you leave. Today is the last day we are working on developing these quizzes.

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

Downloadable PPT -> Ticket Out the Door

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