Criminal Justice
Period B
(Monday, Wenesday and Thursday)

 

Day
#
Date
Topic
Assignment Due
Monday
1
1/28

First Day of the Course  -- Welcome!

Wednesday
2
1/30
Criminal Justice 101
Delayed Openening...short class
Read pages 11 to top of 15
Write poem/rap/song (One Full Page)
Law and Order versus Individual Rights
Thursday
3
1/31
Wrap-up CJ 101
Introduction:  Missouri v. McDonald
Read Pages 34 - 38 "Counting Crime"
Take Excellent Notes
Monday

4

2/4
Missouri v. McDonald Review Notes
Wednesday
5
2/6
Wrap-up Missouri v. McDonald
Counting Crime and the U.C.R.
Read Pages 39 - Middle of 42
Take Excellent Notes
Thursday

6

2/7
Intro:  The Crime Picture in America NYPD Counting Crime Article/Questions NYPD Article
Monday
7
2/11
The Crime Picture in America Work on Project
Wednesday
8
2/13
The Crime Picture in America Work on Project / Prepare for Presentations 
Thursday
9
2/14
Project Presentations Syllabus Confirmation Form Due  
February Break
Monday
9
2/25
Prepare for Project Presentations
Creating Note Cards & Pre-Work
No Homework during February Break
Wednesday
10
2/27
Project Presentations Begin Reading Pages 51-65 {Due Process Model}
Take Excellent Notes
Thursday
11

2/28

Project Presentations Finish Reading Pages 51-65 {Due Process Model}
Take Excellent Notes
Monday
12
3/4
Begin Due Process Model Review Notes
Wednesday
13

3/6

Due Process Model
Massachusetts v. Jackson Case Introduction
Complete Due Process Model Sheet for Case
Thursday
14

3/7

Pre-Trial Activities: Massachusetts v. Jackson Complete Study Guide Reiew

Movie Viewing Permission Slip Movie Permission Slip

Monday
16
3/11
Unit I [Crime Picture in America] Test Study for Test
Wednesday
17

3/13

Start A Time to Kill Read Pages 78-82 "Explanations of Criminal Behavior"
Answer "Just the Facts 3.3" on page 82
Thursday
18

3/14

Finish A Time to Kill Movie Day #1 Discussion Questions Day #1 Discussion Questions
Monday
19
3/18
Unit II [The Search for Causes]
Introduction
Review Notes
Wednesday
20

3/20

Classical Explanations of Criminal Behavior
Inside the Killer's Mind
Read Pages 82-88 "Biological Explanations
Take Notes
Thursday
21

3/21

Biological & Psychological Causes of Criminal Behavior Read Pages 88-91 "Psychological Explanations"
Answer "Just the Facts 3.5" on page 91
Monday
22
3/25
Serial Killers Review Notes
Wednesday
23
3/27
Psychological Explanations of Criminal Behavior
Start A Crime of Insanity Project
Read Pages 91- top of 96 "Sociological Explanations
Take Notes
Thursday
24
3/28
Work on A Crime of Insanity Project Read Pages 91- top of 96 "Sociological Explanations
Take Notes
Monday
25
4/1
Criminal Responsibility
Tammy Jones, PsyD
Work on Project
Wednesday
26
4/3
Work on A Crime of Insanity Project Work on Project
Review Sociological Explanations
Thursday
27
4/4
Insanity Project Presentations Quarter Three Ends
Prepare for Presentations
Monday
33
4/8
Sociological Theories Introduction Review Notes
Wednesday
34
4/10
Applying Sociological Theories Complete Workheet Sociological Theories
Thursday
35
4/11
Video Games and Violence Read/Complete Video Games and Violence Article Video Games and Violence
April Break
Monday
36
4/22
The Lionel Tate Case No Homework during April Break
Wednesday
37
4/23
Video Games and Violence Read Article and Answer Questions Grand Theft Auto
Thursday
38
4/24
Finish Video Games and Violence Debate Prepare for Debate
Monday
39
4/29 Unit Wrap-up and Review Review Notes
Wednesday
40
5/1 Law Enforcement Use of Force Study for Unit Test
Thursday
41
5/2
Unit II [Search for Causes] Test Study for Unit Test
Monday
39
5/6 Begin Unit III [Criminal Law] Review Notes
Wednesday
40
5/8
Thursday
41
5/9
Monday
39
5/13
Wednesday
40
5/15
Thursday
41
5/16
Monday
42
5/20
Wednesday
43
5/21
Thursday
44
5/22
Memorial Day
Wednesday
47
5/29
Thursday
48
5/30
Monday
46
6/3
Wednesday
47
6/5
Thursday
48
6/6
Monday
46
6/10
Wednesday
47
6/12

Final Exams