Sociology Teacher Resources
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Lesson: Skin Fruit: Propaganda of the Deed
Art can express acts of injustice and move society to action. Upper graders analyze contemporary art relating to specific moments in history. They discuss propaganda, anarchy, sociology, and violence as activism. After researching and discussing singular violent acts in the name of social justice, they create a piece that responds to current events.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
First year undergraduate sociology students can prepare for their exams with an application that provides practice questions in six categories: Quantitative and Qualitative Data, Sources of Data, Primary and Secondary Data, Positivism and Interpretivism, Theoretical, Practical and Ethical approaches, and Education Research.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Does Racism Affect How You Vote?
What conditions support racism? What specific actions can we, as a society, take to encourage greater racial tolerance? Using polling data and sociological studies in his research, Nate Silver illustrates the effect racism can have in the United States on voting practices.
9 mins 10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
sociology Family History
Eleventh graders are introduced to sociological research and then relate it to their family history. In this family history lesson, 11th graders evaluate the role of family. Students are introduced to topics such as Marriage and Family, Diversity & Trends in Families, and Family History.
11th Social Studies & History
Keep Your Eye On the Prize
High schoolers learn about citizens who were actively involved in the civil rights movement, and the strategies they used to overcome the Jim Crow laws that were so prevalent in the 1960s. They investigate the voting amendments of the US Constitution, and apply these ammendments during a hands-on simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Learners read a short novel while filling in a graphic organizer for problem and solution. In this sociology lesson, students use a prior knowledge and relate the text to theirselves and to think about their own need to fit in versus the need to be an individual.
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Sociology I: Social Development
Eleventh graders explore psychology by completing a student sociology activity. In this human development instructional activity, 11th graders identify the important influences in their lives and complete a worksheet based on their own lives.
11th Visual & Performing Arts
Anthropology and Sociology
Students examine the combined subjects of anthropology and sociology and explain how the disciplines would study the same issue. On poster board, they locate or draw pictures related to the two subjects. Once this is completed, students write summaries comparing and contrasting anthropology and sociology.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Social Distribution of Crime
Students explore crime within society and the factors that affect it. In this lesson about sociology and crime, students are introduced to key ideas concerning crime and society. Students develop an understanding of factors in society that affects crime.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History