Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (8-19-2016)

Today’s Topic –

Psychiatric disorders commonly associated with crime.

Teaching Objective –

Students will successfully submit an academic analysis essay on Robert Porter electronically.

Classroom Rules:

Mr Tylers Classroom Room (V2)

Teaching Agenda –

Warm Up (5 minutes)

Head over to and enter room “A89559b4”

Results – *pending*

Task #1 (Individually) –

Quick reminder about – My website is an integral part of my class experience. I will remind you how it works on the computer and on your cell phones.

Task #2 (Individually) –

Quick review of the seven key theories again, organized vs disorganized killers, and psych disorders

Slide show = Why Commit Crime – 7 Key Theories

Downloadable PDF -> Organized vs Disorganized Killer Chart

Downloadable PDF ->  Psychiatric Disorders Associated With Criminal Behavior (Version 3).

Task #3 –

You have already created a handwritten essay analyzing Robert Porter. This is your rough draft copy. Today you will be continuing to clean up your work and submitting it electronically. I will be handing back your rough draft versions with my signature and the signature of the sub if you were absent yesterday. This is your proof that you worked while I was gone yesterday. Look over your work make sure you made non of the following common mistakes that I saw when reading through your work this morning.


#1 – Ditch the “I” word.

#2 – A paragraph is no LESS than 5 sentences.

#3 – Check your grammar (past vs present tenses)

#4 – If you are going to use contractions. Tell us what the full word is first. This goes for acronyms.  Anti-Social Personality Disorder.


Task #4- 

When  you are ready go to Google and create a new Google doc. Title it “Period – Your Name – Robert Porter Analysis”. Then from here make sure to share it to Once this is done type up your essay. If you have any problem raise your hand and I will come around to help you.

Task #5 – 

We are going to set up an electronic diagnosis chart ( Cornell note style). Remember to save and share this document with

Downloadable Doc -> Cornell Notes (V2)

Task #6 –

We will be gathering behavioral evidence on our patient known as “Norman”. We will be doing this by examining some video clips from the 1960 film Psycho. We will not be watching the whole film, just the scenes where Norman is talking with other people.

Task #7 –

Brief class discussion on what evidence we gathered.

Task #8 –

Now the evidence you have gathered will be turned into a  five paragraph essay that will be due Wednesday (8-24-2016). This essay will be typed and submitted through Google to me. Remember to share it to In your essay you need to state which of the 7 key theories best explains his behavior, if he is an organized or disorganized killer, and what psychiatric disorder you believe he is primarily suffering from.

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

Homework –

If you are student who is catching up because you were transferred in please continue with the work you started in class today.

Look over the website:

 Mr. Tyler’s Google Instructional Calendar


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