COVID-19 LESSON PLANS

A.) You will need to watch some type of murder mystery or crime solving video/movie/TV series.
Then you will need to complete the following:
  1. Explain the crime. Was it a murder, robbery, kidnapping, etc.?
  2. What was the motive for the criminal?
  3. Explain what types of forensic techniques that were used in the video to help solve the crime (fingerprints, DNA analysis, hair fibers, shoe prints, confessions, etc.)?
  4. Were the methods used to collect the evidence real methods used by actual professionals or Hollywood creativity?
  5. Finally, list the title of the video/movie/TV series. If a series, which season and episode.
B.) You will need to listen to one of the following songs:
  • “Goodbye Earl” by the Dixie Chicks
  • “Papa Loved Mama” by Garth Brooks
  • “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash
  • “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Reba McEntire
  • “Guilty As Can Be” by Cody Johnson
Once you have listened to one of the above listed songs, you will need to do the following:
  1. Create a case against a suspect based on the song you just listened to. You must use at least 5 pieces of evidence to make your case, and each of the 5 pieces must be a different types of evidence. And, you suspect cannot confess to the crime.

Assignments for Extended Leave due to COVID19

Students will need to watch some type of murder mystery or crime solving video/movie/TV series.
Then students will need to complete the following:
  1. Explain the crime. Was it a murder, robbery, kidnapping, etc.?
  2. What was the motive for the criminal?
  3. Explain what types of forensic techniques that were used in the video to help solve the crime (fingerprints, DNA analysis, hair fibers, shoe prints, confessions, etc.)?
  4. Were the methods used to collect the evidence real methods used by actual professionals or Hollywood creativity?

Lesson Plans for 9/3 to 9/6

Monday (9/2):

Labor Day – NO SCHOOL

Tuesday (9/3):

Students will be completing the “What’s That Crime” Activity, which will be posted on Google Classroom. Students will be allowed to use their composition books/spirals, especially the Ch 1.4: Types of Crime Notes. This assignment will be due by Wednesday, and will count as a lab grade.

Students will also be assigned the “Forensic Science Screener Test” which will be posted on Google Classroom. Students have until the end of the day on Friday (9/6) to complete the assignment. The screener test will be a completion grade and will be entered into the grade book as a lab grade.

Wednesday (9/4):

Students will turn-in the “What’s That Crime” Activity from Tuesday (9/4). Then students will be working on the “Ch 1.5: Pursuing Justice” notes. The notes will be turned in for a daily grade when they are completed.

Students will also be assigned the “Forensic Science Screener Test” which will be posted on Google Classroom. Students have until the end of the day on Friday (9/6) to complete the assignment. The screener test will be a completion grade and will be entered into the grade book as a lab grade.

Thursday (9/5):

Students will finish working on the “Ch 1.5: Pursuing Justice” notes (if needed). Students will be working on the “Ch 1.6: Federal Rules of Evidence” notes. The notes will be turned in for a daily grade when they are completed.

Students will also be assigned the “Forensic Science Screener Test” which will be posted on Google Classroom. Students have until the end of the day on Friday (9/6) to complete the assignment. The screener test will be a completion grade and will be entered into the grade book as a lab grade.

Friday (9/6):

Students will submit the completed “Forensic Science Screener Test” which will be posted on Google Classroom.  The screener test will be a completion grade and will be entered into the grade book as a lab grade. Once the screener test has been turned in, students will be completing the “Case Study 1.1: Strong Whiskey” assignment, this assignment will count as a lab grade. Students will take a test over chapter 1 on Wednesday, we will review on Monday & Tuesday.

Lesson Plans for 8/26 to 8/30

Monday (8/26):

Students will be completing the History of Forensic Science Walk-Through Worksheet, which will count as a daily grade.

Tuesday (8/27):

Students will be working on the Chapter 1.2: Criminal Justice & the Law Notes. Notes will be turned in for a daily grade, and the notes will be posted on Google Classroom.

Wednesday (8/28):

Students will be finishing the Chapter 1.2: Intro to Forensics Notes (if needed) and the notes will be turned in for a daily grade. Then students will be working on the Chapter 1.3: Forensics & Individual Rights Notes and these will be taken in the student’s composition book/spirals.

Thursday (8/29):

If needed, students will be finishing the Chapter 1.3: Forensics & Individual Rights Notes. Students will be completing the Chapter 1.4: Types of Crime Notes and foldable, which will be put in their composition books/spirals. If there is enough time, students will be completing the “What’s that Crime?” Lab, which will count as a lab grade.

Friday (8/30):

If needed, students will be finishing the Chapter 1.4: Types of Crime Notes and foldable. Then, they will be completing the “What’s that Crime?” Lab, which will count as a lab grade.

Lesson Plans for 8/19 to 8/23

Monday (8/19):

Students will be working on the “NASA Exercise: Survival on the Moon” Activity. Once completed, students will start working on Chapter 1.1 Notes.

Tuesday (8/20):

Students will be working on the Chapter 1.1: Intro to Forensics Notes. Notes will be turned in for a daily grade, and the notes will be posted on Google Classroom.

Wednesday (8/21):

Students will be finishing the Chapter 1.1: Intro to Forensics Notes (if needed) and the notes will be turned in for a daily grade, then students will be working in groups and starting the History of Forensic Science Activity, which will be the first lab grade.

Thursday (8/22):

Students and their groups will be working on the History of Forensic Science Activity, this will count as a lab grade.

Friday (8/23):

Students and their groups will be presenting their History of Forensic Science Activity to the class, this will count as a lab grade.

8/15 to 8/16

Thursday, August 15th

We will be:

Giving class introductions (Playing the Vegetable Name Game), receiving Class Supplies List, Google Classroom Login information, Remind101 Login information, and other start year procedures.

Friday, August 16th

We will be:

Finishing anything that was not completed from yesterday, then going over the class syllabus, rules, and procedures.

Meet the Teacher & Classroom Supplies

Meet the Teacher for White Oak High School will be from 6:00 to 7:00 PM on Monday, August 12th. This will also be the Open House for the White Oak High School’s Science Wing.

Supplies students will need for this class are as follows:

          Composition Book

          1 – 1 lb container of Disinfectant Wipes

          2 rolls of Paper Towels

          Pencils/Pens

The first day of classes for the White Oak ISD will be Thursday, August 15th.

 

The last day for students to receive a schedule change will be Friday, August 30th.