Period 2,3 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (10-30-2015)

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Organized Crime Discussion Groups Peer Review


Organized Crime

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

At the end of this unit students have stated they will understand how structured criminal organizations originated, remain in power, how they are affiliated, strategies they implement, and how dangerous each is. Additionally, students have stated they will have developed the following skills: reading, analysis, observation, and identification. Success will be measured by four specific student developed goal oriented objectives they have designed to measure success culminating in a student developed summative project at the end of this unit.

Downloadable  PDF -> Student SMART Goal Input – Organized Crime

*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators

Today’s Objective:

Students will peer review their work from yesterday is a standardized format as well as practice utilizing prior knowledge to analyze fictional criminal cases

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


Warm Up –

  1. Explain the difference between passive and active learning.
  2. What is the difference between a “low risk strategy” or a “high risk strategy”?

Task #1 –

You will need a piece of lined notebook paper. Once you have it fold it into three columns. Label the columns in this order “Group #, 1-10 Score, Reasoning”.

Task #2 –

Next up we will be looking over the videos from yesterday and you will be peer reviewing each others work. After we finish peer reviewing we will list what can we do better.

Task #3 – 

I have come up with a new activity this year for Halloween. The downloadable file with the directions is located below.

Downloadable PDF ->Criminal Behavior Halloween Activity


YouTube Private Channel – MrTylersLessons -> Student Answers to Halloween Case Studies

Ticket Out the Door:

Downloadable PDF -> Ticket Out the Door

Downloadable PPT -> Ticket Out the Door