Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (9-7-2016)

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Comparing & contrasting different countries prison systems.


Prison Systems

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

Students will be able to recognize the different correctional methodologies prisons around the world use when attempting to modify inmate behavior and formulate solutions to the weaknesses they identify in each system.

Today’s Objective(s):

  1. Students will be able to explain the differences between how U.S. Prisons and Russian Prisons operate in both verbal and written formats.

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

Class Google File:

Google File ->  Criminal Behavior Student Toolbox


Warm Up (5 minutes)

Head over to room number “A89559b4”.

Results -> *pending*

Task #1- (40 minutes)

We are now going to look at how Mexico and Peru run their prisons. Download, save, and share the google doc below:

Downloadable .doc File -> World Prison Comparisons – Period 3 – (Your Name)

Task #2 – (30 minutes)

Prison Design – Each student will design their own prison. For this we are going to go to the website  When you get here you need to enter an e-mail and a password you remember. Make sure you remember your password because your work will be kept on that website. I can show you examples from last semester of what these prisons look like when created with this cad program.



Prison Comparison Essay (DUE: 9-12-2016)

Now that we have seen the differences in how Russia, Mexico, Peru, and the United States we are going to write a compare and contrast essay. You will write this essay in google docs and share it to Make sure to title it “-Period # – Your Name – Prison Systems Comparison Essay “. This essay will be due by Monday (9-12-2016).

Assigment Resource – Downloadable PDF -> How to Write a Compare Contrast Essay

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