Formation & Characteristics of Modern Gangs


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The majority of _____ crime is committed by gang members.

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1. Reasons gangs may migrate to other communities include all EXCEPT _____.

2. Gangs are expanding their membership to increase power and presence by _____.

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When you complete the quiz and worksheet, you can identify how much you know about the formation and characteristics of modern gangs. Crime and how gangs operate are topics you'll see on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can test your understanding of:

  • The three R's
  • How gangs expand their membership
  • Type of crime that is committed by gang members
  • Why gangs migrate to other communities

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the hardest type of peer pressure to escape from
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the formation and characteristics of gangs
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why gangs migrate to other communities and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Formation & Characteristics of Modern Gangs is a lesson you can use any time to review more topics about:

  • Definition of gang
  • Why people join gangs
  • Modern gangs