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 defining and describing how other countries have established their juvenile justice systems with the goal of lowering the recidivism rate of their offenders that are minors.
*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide
RH 11-12.6 – Evaluate authors’ differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors’ claims, reasoning, and evidence.
WHST 11-12.4 – Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
No warm up today.
Task #1 – (If you have been gone you need to make up this step before continuing)
Download the cornell notes template, watch the video through the link, then armed with your notes proceed to Task #3
Assignment -> Cornell Notes -> Period # – Your Name – Cornell Notes – Juvenile Justice Systems from Around the World
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Task #2 –
With our Cornell notes available from Task #1 on other countries juvenile justice systems, we are 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 Costas Questions.”
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.