Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (1-25-2017)

Period 3 - Criminal Behavior

Today’s Topic –

Psychiatric disorders commonly associated with crime.

Teaching Objective –

Students will be able to identify, analyze, and then appropriately classifying cases using their psychiatric disorder notes.

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 –

Now you will grab a chromebook and follow the steps below.


  1. Login
  2. Create a new blank Google Document
  3. Title this document ” Period # – Your Name – Robert Porter Analysis”
  4. Share this document by clicking the blue “share” button on the top right corner of the screen.
  5. Share the document to “”
  6. Use the template below as a guide for writing your analysis.




Robert Porter Analysis

Paragraph 1 –


Paragraph 2 –

Which key theory best explains why he committed murder? 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 –

Why does this case matter? What did you learn?

Task #4

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 #5 –

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 #6-

Brief class discussion on what evidence we gathered.

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

Homework –

Study your vocabulary for a quiz tomorrow morning

Look over the website:


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