Period 3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (2-15-2017)

Criminal Behavior HeaderTopic:

Introduction to Juvenile Justice


Juvenile Justice

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

Students will be able to recognize the antecedents to juvenile criminal behavior.

Today’s Objective(s):

  1. Students be able to explain how Strain Theory is the leading impact in Juvenile Offenders lives.

*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide

Class Google File:

Google File ->  Criminal Behavior Student Toolbox


Warm Up 

Head over to room number “A89559b4”.

Results -> *Sent to your Google file*

Task #1- 

Yesterday was the last day to finish your prison designs and submit them.  Directions are listed below in case you still need to finish during today’s lesson. Today is the last day to turn in this project.

Use the following format for the slides:

Slide 1 – Title: MY PRISON DESIGN (Put your name here too)

Slide 2 – Title: FRONT SIDE (Insert screen shot below this title)

Slide 3 – Title: TOP SIDE

Slide 4 – Title: BACK SIDE

Slide 5 – Title: LEFT SIDE

Slide 6 – Title: RIGHT SIDE


Slide 8 – Title: MY DESIGN REASONING (one paragraph explaining the design of your prison

Slide 9 – Title: PROS / CONS (use the dual column  layout in Google slides and list the pros and cons with your design)


If you don’t know how to screen shot on a Chromebook here is how you do it:


Task #3

Before we begin looking at the Juvenile Justice unit we are going to take a look at an example of Strain Theory. Specifically at life on Minimum Wage. Download, save, and share the file below to

Assignment -> Period # – Your Name – 30 Days on Minimum Wage


Task #4

Once we are done getting familiar with this situation we are going to download, save, and share the file below to This file contains discussion questions for you to answer. Answer them in complete sentences with evidence. Don’t forget to re title the work correctly “Period # – Your Name – Assignment”

Assignment -> 30-days-on-minimum-wage-discussion-questions


Task #5

We are going to write three Costa’s questions concerning Strain Theory before we wrap up for the day.

PDF Guide -> Mr. Tylers Guide to Writing a Level 3 Costa Question


Webbs Depth of Knowledge Chart

What level do you think we worked at today and why?