Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (5-27-2016)

Criminal Behavior HeaderTopic:

Understanding Human Nature in order to understand the concept of Terrorism.



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):

Understanding life in Afghanistan.

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


Prejudice; partisanship; provincialism; herd instinct; Psychological Needs; Self-Actualization; Al Qaeda; Fundamentalist; Jihad; Jihadist; Qur’an; Osama Bin Laden; Skinhead; Terrorist



I was looking over your improved essays from yesterday and began making comments and what people need to do to improve it. I noticed people were having a hard time describing the conditions in Afghanistan.

Warm Up:

Go to and enter room “A89559b4”.

Results -> *pending*

 Task #1

I want us to keep improving the essays. Today I added more resources to the background resources list below. We are going to to look at two video clips today.  One will be about life in Afghanistan and the other about Islamic Extremism.

Background Resources:

Essay Template -> Google Doc – Analyzing Osama

Video -> “I Knew Bin Laden” Documentary

Video -> Documentary: Afghanistan – The Unknown Country

Video -> “Islamic” Extremism 

BBC Article -> Who is Osama Bin Laden? 

Behavioral Analysis Resources:

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Maslows Hierarchy of Needs Graph

Erickson’s Eight Stages of Human Development

Erickson's 8 Stages

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