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                                                                                Sociology

     Unit of Study               Content/Essential                           ACTIVITIES                                 ASSESSMENT                   ILLINOIS LEARNING
                                Questions/Objectives                                                                                                      STANDARDS

                                                                                                                                                     18.B.5
Sociological Perspective                DAY ONE                  1.   Read The Sociological               1.   Sociology Research Assignment
                                                                      Perspective
                           1.   Sociology and Common Sense       2.   Student Predictions
                           2.   What is Sociology?               3.   Complete Sociology and
                                                                      Common Sense True/False
                                                                      Worksheet

                                                                                                                                                     18.B.4
Sociological Perspective                DAY TWO                  1.   Bell Work: What’s in a Name?        1.   Journal entry detailing the choices
                                                                      How Social Forces Affect                 made during the game of Life.
                           1.   Identify the relevance of             Personal Choices                         Include details of the factors
                                social institutions and the      2.   Sociology Pretest                        influencing these decisions.
                                importance of social             3.   Play the game of Life
                                interaction and social change.

                                                                                                                                                     18.B.5
Sociological Perspective               DAY THREE                 1.   PPT – 5 Key Concepts in             1.   Chapter 1 Test
                                                                      Sociology
                           1.   5 Key Concepts in Sociology

                                                                                                                                                     18.B.3b, 18.B.4,
Sociological Perspective               DAY FOUR                  1.   Read The Lottery in class           1.   Identify five sociological themes     18.B.5
                                                                                                               associated with The Lottery
                           1.   The Lottery

                                                                                                                                                     18.B.5
Sociological Perspective                DAY FIVE                 1.   Bell Work: List six reasons why a   1.   Chapter 1 Test
                                                                      person might seriously consider
                           1.   Identify the difference               suicide.
                                between sociological and         2.   Suicide Study
                                individualistic (non-
                                sociological) explanations for
                                human behavior.
                                                                                                                                                     18.C.4b
                                         DAY SIX                1.   Bell Work: The Global Village: A    1.   Create a mosaic picture of society
Sociological Perspective                                             Social Snapshot of Our World
                           1.   Identify how sociology is       2.   Discussion Day
                                different from other social              a. How is sociology
                                sciences.                                     different from other
                           2.   Develop a sense of social                     social sciences?
                                structure.                               b. What does society look
                                                                              like?

                                                                                                                                                     18.B.5
Sociological Perspective               DAY SEVEN                1.   PPT                                 1.   Spend a few hours walking or
                                                                           a.   The Sociological              driving around your local
                           1.   Identify how the sociological                   Perspective                   community. Are there clear
                                perspective shows “the                     b.   The Importance of the         residential patterns? Does each
                                general in the particular” or                   Global Perspective            neighborhood contain certain
                                the power of society to shape                                                 categories of people? What social
                                our lives.                                                                    forces explain such patterns?

                                                                                                                                                     16.C.5b , 18.C.5
Sociological Perspective               DAY EIGHT                1.   Bell Work: The Sociological         1.   What is the sociological explanation
                                                                     Imagination: Turning Personal            of why sociology developed?
                           1.   Identify the origins of              Problems Into Public Issues
                                sociology.                      2.   PPT – Origins of Sociology


                                                                                                                                                     18.B.5
Sociological Perspective                 DAY NINE               1.   Bell Work: Define theory,           1.   Completion of JIGSAW handout
                                                                     theoretical perspective, manifest
                           1.   Identify the three major             function, latent function, and
                                theoretical perspectives.            dysfunction
                                                                2.   JIGSAW: Theoretical Perspectives

                                                                                                                                                     18.B.5, 18.C.4a
Sociological Perspective                 DAY TEN                1.   Watch Guns, Germs, and Steel        1.   Complete Guns, Germs, and Steel
                                                                                                              worksheet
                           1.   How did the world become so
                                unequal?


Sociological Perspective              DAY ELEVEN                1.   Review Game                         1.   Chapter 1 Test                         Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                                     Standards listed above.
                           1.   Review


Sociological Perspective              DAY TWELVE                1.   Chapter 1 Test                      1.   Chapter 1 Test                          Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                                     Standards listed above.
                           1.   Test Day
  Unit of Study          Content/Essential                               Activities                            Assessment                  Illinois State Standards
                        Questions/Objectives

                                                                                                                                           13.A.5b, 13.A.5c
Research Methods                DAY ONE                  1.   Bell Work: Common Sense vs.        1.   Technique 27 (Hypothesis Testing)
                                                              Scientific Evidence
                   1.   Analyze why we need              2.   PPT – Methods of Research
                        research to study sociology.

                                                                                                                                           13.A.5b, 13.A.5c
Research Methods                DAY TWO                  1.   Sociology and Seinfeld –           1.   Field Observation Assignment
                                                              Seinology
                   1.   Identify six research methods.           a. “The Pilot”
                                                                 b. “The Foundation”
                                                                 c. “The Cartoon”
                                                                 d. “The Apartment”
                                                         2.   PPT – Six Methods of Research:
                                                              Seinfeld

                                                                                                                                           13.A.5b, 13.A.5c
Research Methods               DAY THREE                 1.   Note guide                         1.   Completion of Stanford Prison
                                                                  a. Experimental Method              Experiment worksheet
                   1.   Analyze how experiments are               b. The “Hawthorne Effect”
                        utilized as a sociological                c. An Illustration: Stanford
                        research method.                              County Prison
                                                         2.   Computer Lab Assignment on
                                                              the Stanford Prison Experiment
                                                         3.   www.prisonexp.org

                                                                                                                                           13.A.5b, 13.A.5c
Research Methods               DAY FOUR                  1.   Note guide: Surveys,               1.   Completion of Drug Survey
                                                              Populations and Samples,
                   1.   Analyze how surveys are               Questionnaires and Interviews
                        utilized as sociological         2.   Drug Attitudes Teen Study
                        research methods.

                                                                                                                                           13.A.5b, 13.A.5c
Research Methods                DAY FIVE                 1.   Read Ethnographies                 1.   Choose an environment in which
                                                         2.   Note guide: Participant                 you would like to conduct an
                   1.   Analyze how ethnographies             Observation                             ethnography. Describe the
                        are utilized as a sociological   3.   An Illustration: Street Corner          complications involved in
                        research method.                      Society                                 performing your ethnography.

                                                                                                                                           18.C.5
Research Methods                 DAY SIX                 1.   Discussion Day                     1.   Student responses during classroom
                                                                  a. Ethics in Research               discussion.
                   1.   Analyze research ethics used     2.   ASA Code of Ethics
                        in sociology.
                                                                                                                                         Inclusion of Illinois State
Research Methods              DAY SEVEN                 1.   Chapter 2 Test                   1.   Chapter 2 Test                        Standards listed above.




                                                                                                                                         18.B.5
    Culture                    DAY ONE                  1.   Demonstration: Asch Experiment   1.   Three Out-the-Door Questions
                                                        2.   Video Clip: Milgram Experiment
                   1.   Asch Experiments on Social
                        Influence
                   2.   Stanly Milgram

                                                                                                                                         18.B.5
    Culture                    DAY TWO                  1.   Read Attribution Theory          1.   Complete Attribution Theory
                                                                                                   handout
                   1.   Attribution Theory

                                                                                                                                         18.A.4
    Culture                   DAY THREE                 1.   PPT – What is Culture?           1.   Short Response: In today’s society,
                                                                                                   are we becoming more similar or
                   1.   Identify and describe the                                                  different?
                        characteristics and elements
                        of culture.

                                                                                                                                         18.A.4
    Culture                    DAY FOUR                 1.   Note guide – Norms, Folkways,    1.   Completion of Note guide
                                                             Mores, and Laws
                   1.   Identify the values and norms   2.   Seinfeld Clip – Chinese
                        of American culture.                 Restaurant
                   2.   Differentiate between values
                        and norms.
                   3.   Analyze personal values on
                        controversial issues.


    Culture                    DAY FIVE                 1.   Discussion – Values Exercise     1.   Values Reflection

                   1.   Analyze personal values on
                        controversial issues.
                                                                                                                             18.A.5, 18.C.4b
Culture                 DAY SIX                 1.   American Values in the Print      1.   Discussion Responses
                                                     Media                             2.   Television and Reality: An
          1.   Evaluate how American            2.   Materials: Magazines                   Observation Exercise
               values are reflected in and      3.   Discussion                        3.   Analogies
               reinforced by the mainstream
               media.
          2.   Identify the role of print
               media in shaping and
               diffusing social norms in
               mainstream American
               culture.

                                                                                                                             18.A.4
Culture               DAY SEVEN                 1.   Bell Work: Don’t Blame Me! The    1.   Games American s Play
                                                     New “Culture of Victimization”
          1.   Analyze how language             2.   Jack Johnson – Cookie Jar
               differentiates between           3.   PPT – Values and Beliefs
               cultures.                        4.   Ten Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of
          2.   Identify the origins of values        All Time
               and beliefs.

                                                                                                                             18.A.4
Culture               DAY EIGHT                 1.   Body Rituals Among the            1.   The Sacred Rac
                                                     Nacirema
          1.   Define ethnocentrism.            2.   Discussion
          2.   Analyze American culture’s
               obsession with appearance
               and the negative
               consequences of that
               obsession – especially for
               females.

                                                                                                                             18.C.4b
Culture                DAY NINE                 1.   PPT – Countercultures and         1.   Reading: Counterculture of the
                                                     Subcultures                            1960s
          1.   Identify characteristics of                                             2.   Completion of reading guide
               subcultures and
               countercultures.

                                                                                                                             18.B.5
Culture                DAY TEN                  1.   BAFA BAFA Simulation              1.   Simulation Game Assessment

          1.   Identify the meaning and
               impact of culture.
          2.   Demonstrate how one’s
               feelings of attachment to a
               given culture are learned
               through the processes of
               socialization.
                                                                                                                                        18.B.5
  Culture                  DAY ELEVEN                  1.   Music and Symbols                1.   Create a sociological profile for a
                                                       2.   Music and Cultural Analysis in        _______ music fan.
                1.   Analyze how music can serve            the Classroom
                     as an object of cultural
                     analysis.


  Culture                  DAY TWELVE                  1.   Review Game                      1.   Review Game                           Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                        Standards listed above.
                1.   Review Day


  Culture                 DAY THIRTEEN                 1.   Culture Test                     1.   Culture Test                          Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                        Standards listed above.
                1.   Test Day



                                                                                                                                        18.B.5
Socialization                DAY ONE                   1.   Note guide – Socialization       1.   Completion of note guide
                                                       2.   Nova: Secret of the Wild Child
                1.   Identify the social basis of
                     human nature and the social
                     backdrop of child
                     development.

                                                                                                                                        18.B.5
Socialization                DAY TWO                   1.   Twenty Statements Test           1.   Find five people to provide student
                                                       2.   Discussion: Oversocialization         with a total of twenty statements
                1.   Analyze the social                                                           reflecting student characteristics.
                     construction of the self by                                                  Compare personal results with
                     taking a Twenty Statements                                                   outside results.
                     Test.

                                                                                                                                        18.B.5
Socialization               DAY THREE                  1.   PPT                              1.   Analogies
                                                                  a.   Freud and the
                1.   Identify the characteristics of                   Psychoanalytic
                     Freud’s Psychoanalytic                            perspective
                     perspective                                  b.   Looking-Glass self
                2.   Analyze Cooley’s “Looking-
                     Glass” self.
                                                                                                                                      18.B.5
Socialization               DAY FOUR                 1.   Gender Socialization Lab          1.   Gender Socialization Discussion
                                                                                                 Guide
                1.   Explore socialization by
                     looking at some of the ways
                     gender is learned and
                     reinforced by material
                     culture.

                                                                                                                                      18.A.4, 18.B.4
Socialization                DAY FIVE                1.   PPT – Agents of Socialization     1.   Completion of note guide

                1.   Identify and analyze the
                     agents of socialization.

                                                                                                                                      18.B.5
Socialization                DAY SIX                 1.   Seinfeld – “The Reverse           1.   Paragraph Reflection
                                                          Peephole
                1.   Sex and Gender Issues           2.   Visualization strategy
                                                     3.   Seinology

                                                                                                                                      18.B.4
Socialization              DAY SEVEN                 1.   Read Anybody’s Son Will Do        1.   Completion of discussion questions

                1.   Analyze the social influences
                     found in the military.


Socialization               DAY EIGHT                1.   Review Game                       1.   Socialization Test                   Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                      Standards listed above.
                1.   Review Game


Socialization               DAY NINE                 2.   Socialization Test                1.   Socialization Test                   Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                      Standards listed above.
                1.   Test Day




                                                                                                                                      18.B.5
 Deviance                    DAY ONE                 1.   Activities Inventory              1.   Deviance Assignment
                                                     2.   Discussion Questions
                1.   Analyze the central             3.   Video Clips
                     sociological features of                 a. Seinfeld – George
                     deviance.                                      steals medicine
                2.   Identify how deviance is                 b. Seinfeld – Illegal cable
                     socially defined and how                       instillation
                     deviance varies by time,
                     place, and social group.
                                                                                                                                18.B.5
Deviance               DAY TWO                 1.   What is deviant behavior?      1.   Participation in group work activity
                                               2.   Group Work – Deviance and
           1.   Illustrate the subjective           Punishment
                nature of our personal
                perceptions and assessments
                of “deviant” acts and their
                seriousness.

                                                                                                                                18.B.5
Deviance              DAY THREE                1.   JIGSAW – Deviance Theories     1.   Completion of JIGSAW handout

           1.   Identify and analyze the
                deviance theories.

                                                                                                                                18.B.5
Deviance               DAY FOUR                1.   Technique 30 (Stereotyping)    1.   Deviance Theory Chart
                                               2.   PPT – Deviance Theories
           1.   Identify and analyze the
                deviance theories.

                                                                                                                                18.B.5
Deviance                DAY FIVE               1.   Discussion Day                 1.   Participation during class discussion
                                                        a. Share results of
           1.   Analyze how pervasive social                 Deviance Assignment
                norms are in our lives and
                how unconsciously and
                willingly we obey them.
           2.   Analyze deviance and the
                labeling process.

                                                                                                                                18.B.5
Deviance                 DAY SIX               1.   Miller’s Lower-Class Focal     1.   Participation in group work
                                                    Concerns
           1.   Analyze characteristics of     2.   Deviant Careers (Group Work)
                deviant subcultures and                  a. Prostitution
                communities.                             b. Gambling
           2.   Evaluate the causes of                   c. Al Capone
                deviant careers.

                                                                                                                                18.B.5
Deviance               DAY SEVEN               1.   Gallup’s Pulse of Democracy    1.   How Much Crime Is There? Public
                                               2.   Drugs, Smoking, Alcohol Most        Knowledge versus Official
           1.   Data and Deviance                   Important Problem Facing            Knowledge
                                                    Teens
    Deviance                      DAY EIGHT                1.   Quotes on the death penalty         1.   Completion of note guide            18.C.4b
                                                           2.   Death Penalty Quiz
                      1.   Identify ways to eliminate or   3.   PPT – Crime Control
                           reduce crime.
                      2.   Analyze how terrorism is an
                           act of deviance.


    Deviance                       DAY NINE                1.   Crime and the Media                 1.   Completion of Crime and the Media   18.C.4b
                                                                assignment                               assignment
                      1.   Analyze the distortion of the
                           amount of crime committed
                           by the media.

                                                                                                                                             16.A.4b , 18.B.5
    Deviance                       DAY TEN                 1.   Notes – Social Implications of      1.   What Can Be Done About Crime?
                                                                Deviance
                      1.   Deviance in Salem               2.   Salem Witch Trials Quiz
                                                           3.   Analysis of Deviance in Salem


    Deviance                     DAY ELEVEN                1.   Review Day                          1.   Deviance Test                       Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                             Standards listed above.
                      1.   Review Day


    Deviance                     DAY TWELVE                1.   Deviance Test                       1.   Deviance Test                       Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                             Standards listed above.
                      1.   Test Day


                                                                                                                                             18.B.5
Social Inequalities                DAY ONE                 1.   Video Clip – The sinking of the     1.   Venn Diagram – Titanic Passengers
                                                                Titanic
                      1.   Identify social inequalities.   2.   Discussion of social inequalities
                      2.   Define and measure social            found on the Titanic
                           classes.                        3.   PPT – Social Stratification,
                                                                Caste System, Class System
                                                                                                                                                   16.D.5, 18.A.5
Social Inequalities               DAY TWO                    1.   Sociopoly: Life on the             1.   Record Keeping during the game of
                                                                  Boardwalk                               Sociopoly
                      1.   Identify the structural
                           constraints that govern
                           economic choices.
                      2.   Analyze how economic failure
                           is usually not linked to
                           individual or character
                           defects.
                      3.   Analyze how social inequality
                           is rooted in economic position,
                           power, and the availability of
                           resources.

                                                                                                                                                   16.D.5, 18.A.5
Social Inequalities              DAY THREE                   1.   Discussion Day - Sociopoly         1.   Participation during discussion

                      1.   Identify the structural
                           constraints that govern
                           economic choices.
                      2.   Analyze how economic failure
                           is usually not linked to
                           individual or character
                           defects.
                      3.   Analyze how social inequality
                           is rooted in economic position,
                           power, and the availability of
                           resources.

                                                                                                                                                   16.D.5, 18.A.5
Social Inequalities               DAY FOUR                   1.   Is Getting Rich the Survival of    1.   Student presentation of family
                                                                  the Fittest?                            descriptions at the conclusion of Life
                      1.   Identify the structural           2.   Life Happens: A Work, Class,            Happens
                           constraints that govern                and Access to Resources Exercise
                           economic choices.
                      2.   Analyze how economic failure
                           is usually not linked to
                           individual or character
                           defects.
                      3.   Analyze how social inequality
                           is rooted in economic position,
                           power, and the availability of
                           resources.
                                                                                                                                                   18.B.5
Social Inequalities                DAY FIVE                   1.   PPT – Analysis of Class          1.   Reading: Summary of The Bell
                                                                                                         Curve
                      1.   Identify Marx’s view of class
                           conflict.
                      2.   Identify Weber’s
                           multidimensional model of
                           class.

                                                                                                                                                   18.B.5
Social Inequalities                 DAY SIX                   1.   Discussion Question – Why are    1.   Completion of Discussion Questions
                                                                   rich people rich and poor             at the conclusion of It’s Up in the Air
                      1.   Analyze how the rules or                people poor?
                           social structure of society        2.   It’s Up in the Air – Coin Toss
                           shape outcomes for                      Game
                           individuals.

                                                                                                                                                   16.D.5, 18.B.5
Social Inequalities               DAY SEVEN                   1.   “The Brownies” Exercise          1.   Completion of the website game
                                                              2.   Read The American Class
                      1.   Identify the social inequality          System
                           that exists in the United Sates.   3.   PPT – What class does s/he
                                                                   come from?
                                                              4.   PBS Video – People Like Us
                                                              5.   Game – PBS Website

                                                                                                                                                   18.B.5
Social Inequalities               DAY EIGHT                   1.   Notes – Class and Life Chances   1.   Completion of Discussion Guide –
                                                              2.   Vide – People Like Us                 People Like Us
                      1.   Analyze social mobility and
                           status attainment in the U.S.

                                                                                                                                                   16.C.5a , 18.A.5 ,
Social Inequalities                DAY NINE                   1.   Map – High Income, Middle        1.   Will the World Starve?                    18.B.5
                                                                   Income, and Low Income
                      1.   Analyze how global                      Countries
                           stratification has had an          2.   Notes – Global Wealth and
                           effect on global communities.           Poverty

                                                                                                                                                   16.D.5, 18.B.5
Social Inequalities                DAY TEN                    1.   Read – Who Are the Poor?         1.   Completion of handout concerning
                                                              2.   The 20 Mile Race                      The Institute for Research on
                      1.   Analyze poverty and welfare        3.   The Institute for Research on         Poverty
                           in the U.S. by conducting               Poverty
                           Internet research.
                                                                                                                                              16.D.5, 18.C.5
Social Inequalities              DAY ELEVEN                    1.   The Color of Money: Being Rich      1.   Student responses during class
                                                                    in Black and White                       discussion
                      1.   Identify the current                2.   A Graphic Exercise for the Social
                           composition and future                   Construction of Race
                           composition of the United           3.   Classroom Discussion
                           States in regard to race.
                      2.   Analyze how the change in
                           racial composition in the
                           United States will have an
                           effect on American society.

                                                                                                                                              16.D.5, 18.C.5
Social Inequalities              DAY TWELVE                    1.   Affirmative Action: Problem or      1.   Completion of note guide
                                                                    Solution?
                      1.   Identify how racial groupings       2.   Notes – The Social Meaning of
                           are in no way naturally given            Race and Ethnicity
                           and that social processes
                           ultimately underlie the
                           creation of such classifications.

                                                                                                                                              16.D.5
Social Inequalities             DAY THIRTEEN                   1.   Discussion Day                      1.   Student responses during class
                                                                        a. Racism                            discussion
                      1.   Define prejudice,                            b. Prejudice and
                           discrimination, and                               Discrimination
                           institutional racism.                        c. Institutional Racism

                                                                                                                                              16.D.5, 18.B.5
Social Inequalities            DAY FOURTEEN                    1.   PPT – Six Patterns of Race and      1.   Race and Gender Stereotypes
                                                                    Ethnic Relations                         Exercise
                      1.   Analyze the consequences of
                           racial stratification including
                           racial segregation; race,
                           ethnicity, and life chances;
                           and stereotyping.

                                                                                                                                              16.D.5, 18.B.5
Social Inequalities              DAY FIFTEEN                   1.   Pretty is as Pretty Does: The       1.   Completion of in-class essay.
                                                                    Beauty Myth
                      1.   Apply the sociological              2.   Helping Students Develop a
                           perspective to women’s roles             Sociological Imagination
                           in American society.                     Through Innovative Writing
                                                                    Assignments


Social Inequalities              DAY SIXTEEN                   1.   Review Game                         1.   Semester Exam                    Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                                                                                              Standards listed above.
                      1.   Review Game
Semester Exam   Semester Exam   1.   Semester Exam   1.   Semester Exam   Inclusion of Illinois State
                                                                          Standards listed above.

				
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