Crime in Downtown


Grade Level: Grades 11 and 12

Classes/Themes: Instructors will find the following lesson plan useful for the following classes:

  1. Social Studies 11
  2. History
  3. Law (Criminology)
  4. Psychology
  5. Social Justice
  6. Geography

Objectives addressed through the lesson plan:

  • Encouraging critical thinking
  • Applying deductive reasoning
  • Hands-on student-centered learning

Four Activities:

  1. Pre-Trip Activity: Kahoot! Game(s)
  2. School Trip Activity: Vancouver Mysteries Game Crime in Downtown
  3. Post-Trip Activity: Class Discussion
  4. Post-Trip Activity: Group Presentation and Peer Evaluation

Two Handouts:

  1. Group Presentations on Crime in Downtown
  2. Assessment Forms (Peer Assessment and Self-Assessment)

Download the PDF here.