Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (8-31-2016)

Criminal Behavior HeaderTopic:

Escalation of Stalking



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

Students will be able to identify types of stalkers in 3 of 4 trials with 85% accuracy.

Today’s Objective:

Students have gathered and sorted behavioral observation data on Richard Farley for Analysis.



Class Google File:

Google File ->  Criminal Behavior Student Toolbox


Warm Up:

Go to and enter room number “A89559b4”.

Results ->  *pending*

Task #1 – Formal Analysis

Now that we are finished getting familiar with the Laura Black and Richard Farley case we can begin writing our analysis. Create a new Google doc and title it “Period # – Your Name – Richard Farley Analysis”. Use the format below:




Richard Farley Behavioral Analysis

Paragraph 1 –


Paragraph 2 –

Which key theory best explains why he became a criminal? Cite evidence.

Paragraph 3 –

Is he organized or disorganized as a killer? Explain

Paragraph 4 –

What psychological disorder is he suffering from? Cite evidence.

Paragraph 5 –

What type of stalker is Richard Farley? Explain.

Paragraph 6 –

Why does this case matter? What did you learn?


Task #2 (Introduction to the Prison Unit)

We are going to do an behavioral analysis on four U.S. inmates at WaBash Correctional in Illinois. Before we begin download, save as google doc, and share the file to Title this work “Period # – Your Name – WaBash Inmate Analysis”

Downloadable .doc -> Prison Case Analysis Form


Additional Student Resources

For more information on the inmates we began looking at today please see the list of websites/downloadable files below.


Website – Christopher Trotter v State


Website – – James Dale Stone v State of Indiana

Website – Wave3News – Woman Faces Rapist in Floyd County Courtroom


Downloadable PDF -> Lukuman Aderibigbe – Motion to Appeal


Website – Miles Folsom – “Reign of Terror Comes to End”

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