Sociology Teacher Resources
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Students conduct research in order to debate a topic. In this sociology lesson plan, students conduct research regarding 4 types of schools. Students prepare to debate a topic of their choice.
Sixth graders discuss the meaning of sociology. In this advanced lesson, 6th graders are led by discussion to learn the main concepts of sociology and get to know others better.
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.
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.
In this sociology activity, students complete 5 graphic organizers, investigate poverty and then read 2 pages of text pertaining to social inequality.
Learners demonstrate how sociological research and literature can add to our understanding of poverty. They explore poverty and its implications on society and future organizations.
In this sociology and society worksheet, learners respond to 4 short answer questions and match 15 sociology terms on the left to the description on the right.
In this Sociological Research Skills worksheet, students must write about the strengths, weaknesses, reliability, and limitations of various methods of research.
Students discover methods for writing strong thesis statements. In this writing skills lesson, students follow the steps their instructor outlines to review the strengths and weaknesses of their sociology thesis statements.
In this sociology topics worksheet, students read and complete the narrative for the assignment that requires them to compose final papers about social institutions.
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.
In this language arts worksheet, students analyze 20 words in a word bank, then locate them in a word search puzzle. The words are sociology terms but the meaning of the title is not known.
In this defining deviance, students read extensively about different views on deviance and then complete exercises such as reading scenarios and identifying the theory/theorist that applies.
In this Introduction to Deviance worksheet, students read some background passages, then perform several exercise such as answering questions about the reading and writing about their own opinions.
In this Crime and Deviance worksheet, students answer seventy-eight questions, then respond to ten essay questions on these topics.
In this Youth and Class worksheet, students complete a chart by explaining some of the key functions of youth subcultures, write about the meaning of age categories, and describe how subculture is a form of resistance.
In this population and urbanization worksheet, students match 15 terms with the appropriate descriptions and respond to 8 short answer questions regarding these sociological themes.
Students explore crime within society and the factors that affect it. In this lesson plan 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. Students analyze how crime is measured through examples.
In this sociology worksheet, students explore the family and power relationships as they respond to short answer questions about family life.
In this sociology worksheet, students respond to 4 multi-step short answer questions to better understand family terms, concepts, and structures.