Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (11-2-2016)

Criminal Behavior Headercharles-mansonTopic:

Charles Manson


Killers Unit

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

Students will be able to behaviorally analyze a killer without teacher’s assistance with 80% accuracy in 4 of 5 trials by completion of the unit.

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

Today’s Objective:

Students will continue learning to analyze the behaviors of a killer, their mentality, and their styles.

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


One-on-One Murder, Modus-Operandi, signature, characteristics

Online Resources for Today:

Introduction to Serial Killer Analysis (V2)

Mr. Tyler’s Google Criminal Behavior Student Toolbox 


Warm Up:

Head to and enter room “A89559b4”

Results -> *Will be forwarded to your individual Google Files*

Optional Task: 

I wish I could have been with you on Halloween. I do an activity with my Criminal Behavior classes on this day that is kind of fun and a good activity to do to recall old information. I will ask you at the beginning of class if you would like to do this activity. If we do decide to do it I have uploaded the activity below.

Halloween Activity -> Criminal Behavior Halloween Activity

Task #1 – 

Yesterday’s work that you turned in was below average. Today, now that I am back with you, we will be going through this case again using a newer and more improved killer case analysis form. Follow the steps below to get ready for today’s activity.

Step #1:

Download this form -> killer-case-analysis-form-v4

Step #2

Click the blue “Share” button once to “Save as Google Docs”.

Step #3

Click the blue “Share” button again to “Share to”

Step #4

Title the case “Charles Manson”

Step #5

As a group we are going to look over case evidence pertaining to this man to come to several conclusions about his character.

For Those Absent Today: 

Video Watching Route #1 (Laptop Friendly)

Click on this link, download, and watch the video on Charles Manson

Video Watching Route #2 (Smart Phone Friendly)

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