Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (2-6-2017)

Criminal Behavior HeaderTopic:

Escalation of Stalking



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

Students will be able to identify types of stalkers in 3 of 4 trials with 85% accuracy.

Today’s Objective:

Students have gathered and sorted behavioral observation data on Richard Farley for Analysis. Today is a continuation from Friday as third period needed more time to document behavior before writing the full report on Richard Farley.



Class Google File:

Google File ->  Criminal Behavior Student Toolbox


Warm Up:

Go to and enter room number “A89559b4”.

Results ->  *Sent to you Google Files*

Task #1 –  The Case of Laura Black and Richard Farley 

Laura Black & Richard Farley

Remember this will be our last case and largest. The case of Laura Black and Richard Farley. This was the case that finally made the United States pass its first stalking law.  If you were absent on Wednesday/Thursday scroll up to “Google File -> Criminal Behavior Student Toolbox” and click on the link. Got to “Unit 4 – Stalking” and click on this file. Then download, save, fill out, and share the file “Stalking Case Analysis Form”. The video for this case is also present in that Google file. You will need to get caught up so also use the Google file to see the film clips we have already looked at.

Task #2 – Formal Analysis

Once we have finished gathering our observational evidence we are going to write up our formal analysis essay. Go to Google and create a new Google Doc. Then Title it “Period # – Your Name – Richard Farley Analysis”.Use the format below:




Richard Farley Behavioral Analysis

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Which key theory best explains why he became a criminal? Cite evidence.

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Is he organized or disorganized as a killer? Explain

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What psychological disorder is he suffering from? Cite evidence.

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What type of stalker is Richard Farley? Explain.

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Why does this case matter? What did you learn?