Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior Amy Chua
Points of Access Pre-Reading
1. Think about the most important caretakers in your life: parents, grandparents,
godparents, family friends. How would you describe the way they raised you?
What is Culture?
DO NOW: What is culture? List 5 characteristics of culture.
All societies have developed certain common practices and beliefs; these are known as
The process of introducing a new idea or object to a cultur
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Sociology is a
1. What is stratification?
2. Explain social inequality.
3. Review: define achieved status and ascribed status.
4. Explain each of the systems of stratification.
5. SOCIAL CLASS MODEL
Upper Middle Class
Sociological Research Project
Due Date: Tuesday October 30th, 2012
Using the sociological research methods studied in Chapter 2, you will be conducting some sociological
research of your own. Your topic of research can be on scho
Sociological Research p. 29
DO NOW: The scientific method is a systematic, organized series of steps that ensures
maximum objectivity and consistency in researching a problem. Why do we need to use
it in sociology?
Draw the Scientific Method F
Do Now: Socialization is defined as, the process by which an individual learns how to
interact with others and becomes a member of society. Brainstorm AT LEAST 3 ways
that an individual learns how to interact.
1. How would you d
Social Structure and Social Interaction
DO NOW: How would you define the terms social interaction and social structure?
1. What was Zimbardos Stanford Prison
2. How do we construct our social reality?
3. What are the 5 Basic Elemen
Sociology - Observation Project (15 Points)
Due Date: Friday September 14th, 2012
Throughout the course of the year, much of your work in Sociology will be based on the observation of other
people. For this SHORT project, imagine th
Name: _ Date: _Class: _
Class Participation: Nell
Directions: Based on the viewing of the film, Nell, answer the following questions to the best of your ability.
1) Why did the character Nells speech sound so distorted?
a) She is mentally disabled
Sociology Midterm Study Guide
Directions: Use your knowledge of the material and your class notes to complete this study
guide. This will help you prepare for the test, but only if you intend to actually study the
material more than once, and
Introduction to Sociology
DO NOW: Why do we study sociology?
1. What is sociology? What does it focus
2. How would you explain the concept of a
3. How does sociology compare to other
4. What is th
Name: _ Period: _
SOCIOLOGY - IDENTITY PROJECT
DUE DATE FRIDAY JANUARY 25TH
For this project you are to create a collage that represents the three elements that define who you
are: (1) a physical trait inherited from your parents , (2)
THREE PERSPECTIVES HOMEWORK
View of society
Level of analysis
View of the individual
View of the social order
View of social change