Juvenile Criminal Offenders
Juvenile Offenders / Introduction to Organized Crime
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
Students will assist in determining the best legal course of action to help lower the juvenile re-incarceration rate.
- Students will be able to explain the cases of Rosalio Reta and Kenneth Young.
- Students will be able to explain what are five problems with the juvenile justice system currently.
- Students will chart out the Nature v Nurture debate and determine which is the best explanation for these two juveniles.
*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide
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Results -> *Sent to your individual student files*
Task #1 –
We going to finish looking at another juvenile who ended up becoming involved with organized crime. The links below will give you access to the case of Kenneth Young. If you have been gone you will download, save, and share the Cornell Notes file below to MrTylersLessons@gmail.com
Video – > Kenneth Young Case Study
Website -> “15 to Life” Kenneth Young PBS
Task #2 –
The next step for us to be really able to analyze the juvenile justice problem is to look at how other nations attempt to lower juvenile crime. Download, save, and share the Cornell Note document below. I have already set it up to help you figure out how to space out your notes. The documentary you are going to watch will be looking at the following nations: USA, BRAZIL, ENGLAND, MONGOLIA, GEORGIA, PHILIPPINES. Once you have set up your Cornell Notes click on the video link below to be taken to the google folder where the video is held. You may be asked to download the video to your Chromebook to be able to view it. If for whatever reason the video does not work, use the internet to see how the nations above have addressed their juvenile offender problems.
Assignment -> Cornell Notes -> Period # – Your Name – Cornell Notes – Juvenile Justice Systems from Around the World
Task #3 –
With our Cornell notes available from Task #1 on other countries juvenile justice systems, we are once again going to write four Costa’s Level 3 style questions, but this time about juvenile justice systems from around the world. Create a Google doc entitled “Period # – Your Name – Juvenile Justice Systems from Around the World.”
Task #4 –
After we finish working with our Costa’s Level questions you are going to write a five paragraph essay on juvenile justice systems. Create a google doc entitled “Period # – Your Name – Juvenile Justice Systems Essay”. Use the format below for assistance:
Paragraph 1 – Introduction to the topic, the issues, and the countries you will be discussing (USA, Brazil, England, Mongolia, Georgia, Philippines).
Paragraph 2 – Which countries do you think are the most effective with juvenile justice? Why?
Paragraph 3 – Which countries do you think are the least effective with juvenile justice? Why?
Paragraph 4 – No one country has the perfect answer, explain what method you think would be the most effective in lowering the amount of juvenile offenders and why you feel it would work the best.
Paragraph 5 – Explain to the reader why juvenile justice is an important topic and why governments should be focused on lowering the amount of juvenile offenders.
TICKET OUT THE DOOR:
What level do you think we worked at today and why?
Study your Cornell notes on juvenile justice systems from around the world for a quiz tomorrow.