Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (5-11-2016)

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The Big Discussion Questions



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

By the end of this three week unit students will be able to clearly and concisely state in writing the impact terrorism has had on global connections and national culture with specific citations.

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

Today’s Objective(s):

Students will be analyzing the largest discussion questions concerning terrorism in the world today.

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




Warm Up:

Note: Make sure you look over these questions and identify three that you think you would like to research in detail. You will be doing a presentation on one of these. We will have a sign up sheet per question with no more than three people being allowed to cover each question.

Go to and enter room “A89559b4”

Results -> *Pending*

Task #1:

After the warm up today you will be in table groups of four. Each table will have one discussion question assigned to them. Look at the PDF file below to see what your groups discussion question will be.

Group Discussion Question -> Terrorism Discussion Questions

Task #2

Once your group sees your discussion question each member of your group will download, save, and share, the Cornell Note Document below with each other as well as with me at This Cornell Note Group Sheet is for you all to deposit information about your question.

Group Cornell Note Sheet -> Cornell Notes – Terrorism Discussion Questions – Your Group Number

Task #3:

Once your group is ready let me know and I will give you a big sheet of paper. On this paper you are to put your group members names on the back. Then you are to write your groups question on the top of this paper large enough for all to read it. Lastly, as a group you are to write an intelligent, minimum five sentence, well thought out answer using the Cornell note data your group put together.

Task #4:

Once all groups are done, or we only have 20 minutes of class left whatever happens first, each group will share out their questions and answers to the class.

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

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