Period 4 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (1-26-2017)


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 

We are going to pick up where we left off yesterday. If you were gone and have not yet set up an electronic diagnosis chart ( Cornell note style) download the template below. Remember to save and share this document with

Downloadable Doc -> Cornell Notes (V2)

Task #5 –

We will continue to gather behavioral evidence on our patient known as “Norman”. We will continue 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 and wrap up.

Task #7 – 

Now we are done looking at fictional examples and will be looking at a real case of a real serial killer. This man’s name is Arthur Shawcross. We will once again download, save, and share the template below with the title “Period # – Your Name – Arthur Shawcross notes”.

Downloadable Doc -> Cornell Notes (V2)

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

Homework –

Study your vocabulary for a quiz tomorrow morning

Look over the website: