Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (4-20-2016)

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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 fashion their own reflective questions via based on Dr. Aadomt’s work on serial killers from Radford University that we examined yesterday.

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


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


Warm Up:

Head to and enter room “A89559b4”

Results -> Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Warm Up Results (4-20-2016)

Word Cloud from Question #2 responses

Period 3 - Warm Up Word Cloud (4-20-2016)

Task #1

First up today is a quiz based on the material from yesterday’s work.


  1. Go to M.SOCRATIVE.COM and enter the room number: “A89559B4″. 
  2. Answer the 20 questions to the best of your ability.

Task #2

Students will now go to and develop their own 20 questions about serial killers based on Dr. Aamodt’s work. 15 questions can be basic true/false, multiple choice questions. The other 5 have to be a Costa’s 3rd level question.

Downloadable PDF Resource -> Mr. Tylers Guide to Writing a Level 3 Costa Question

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

Task #3

When you finish your quiz grab a small piece of paper off the back desk and write your name on it followed by the “SOC-xxxxxxxx” number at the top of the quiz your created. This is to play it safe. With that number I can input your work today into my own account.

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

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