Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plans (1-25-2016)

Period 3 - Criminal Behavior


Introduction to Psychiatric Disorders Commonly Associated With Criminal Behavior


Psychiatric Disorders

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

Students will be able to appropriately diagnose with 80% accuracy the mental conditions someone may be suffering from.

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

Today’s Objective:

Students will begin learning the basics of identifying Psychiatric Disorders Associated With Criminal Behavior.


7 Key Theories on Why We Commit Crime

Organized vs Disorganized Killers Chart


Warm Up:

Go to and enter room number “A89559b4”

Results – Period 3 – Warm Up Responses (1-25-2016)

Task #1 –

On Friday (1-22-2016) you were introduced to  Psychiatric Disorders Associated With Criminal Behavior (Version 3). Continue to keep the powerpoint and your cheat sheet in mind while we analyze Prot’s condition. Additionally, remember that we are practicing diagnosing with this case first before we look at criminals suffering from these conditions as well. Lastly, do not forget that not everyone with these conditions is a criminal there just happen to be many criminals who are suffering psychiatric disorders as well as being criminals.

Task #2 –

On Friday we looked at some general questions regarding the K-PAX film clips. Today I want us to practice using Cornell Notes to guide our observational analysis of Prot. Download the Cornell Note .doc below, save it as a google doc, and then share it to

Downloadable .doc -> Cornell Notes Template

Task #3 – 

Once you have your K-PAX Cornell notes template downloaded, saved, and shared to Then watch the video clips below.

Task #4 –

After viewing the video clips of Prot you will be diagnosing him with a mental disorder(s). We will be using the Chavez Academic Paragraph Writing Format. Your diagnosis paragraph will be evaluated by yourself and a peer using the CCHS Academic Writing Rubric.

Ticket Out the Door:


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