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AQA Sociology GSCE Educational Achievement

AQA Sociology GSCE Educational Achievement

This set of 5 lessons coving 8 hours looks at: Introduction to achievement and outside school factors Inside school factors Class and educational achievement Gender and Educational achievement Ethnicity and educational achievement These lessons were planned using the Hodder Education AQA Sociology GCSE 9-1 textbook. However, they could be easily adapted to work with other textbooks.
rebeccaflorey92
AQA Sociology gender and educational achievement

AQA Sociology gender and educational achievement

This lesson looks at Gender and educational achievement. It includes: Full PPT with all tasks and challenge tasks Sources work sheet Worksheet to complete factors PLEASE NOTE: this lesson requires the Hodder Education AQA GCSE 1-9 sociology book.
rebeccaflorey92
AQA Sociology Class and Educational achievement

AQA Sociology Class and Educational achievement

This lesson looks at social class and educational achievement. It includes: Full PPT with all tasks and challenge tasks Sources work sheet Worksheet to complete factors PLEASE NOTE: this lesson requires the Hodder Education AQA GCSE 1-9 sociology book.
rebeccaflorey92
GCSE Sociology Research methods practical project

GCSE Sociology Research methods practical project

This pack includes everything you need to take your class through a practical research project as part of the AQA GCSE Sociology course. The idea is to allocate each group a research method for them to learn, carry out and then present back to the class. This project takes roughly 12 lessons if all done in class (could be done as HW to make it shorter) This resource includes: A preparation lesson where students work in groups to learn other research methods A comprehensive work book for each group to work through as they complete the project. Through this they will: * Decide upon a hypothesis and aim * Consider the PET issues with their research method. * Consider secondary sources * Deliberate and decide upon a sampling method * Create a plan of action * Reflect upon results * Plan their group presentation * Peer assess the group work Also included: A PPT with slides designed to facilitate each lesson. Summary work sheet for students to record the information about the research method A HW sheet where students reflect individually. I just completed this SOW with my own Yr10 class and they did wonderfully. The results they came out with were fantastic and they were able to give excellent and well informed presentations. If you have time this would also be great to use with A level students.
rebeccaflorey92
GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - revision activities

GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - revision activities

Bunch of Sociology Research Methods revision activities including matching key words, short test paper, crossword (with answers) and more to help students consolidate their learning. Ideal for GCSE Sociology students or A’ Level students who have not studied Sociology before.
FollyFairy
AS AND A2 AQA SOCIOLOGY THEORY AND METHODS WORKBOOK AND REVISION BOOKLET

AS AND A2 AQA SOCIOLOGY THEORY AND METHODS WORKBOOK AND REVISION BOOKLET

The first booklet is an AQA workbook for research methods for the AS year. It has in class activities as well as revision activities for students to carry out independently. It has past paper questions, example questions, essay structure and revision tips. The second booklet is the same as above but for second years and has a designated revision summary for theories in Sociology. Both have revision activities and activities that can be done in the classroom.
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Methods in context revision handouts SOCIOLOGY AQA

Methods in context revision handouts SOCIOLOGY AQA

This is a full comprehensive revision for AS SOCIOLOGY Methods in Context, good for revision before exams. There are two documents in this handout, one is on Methods in Context specifically with methods providing practical, ethical and theoretical issues for each method. The second document is specific to research characteristics of specific topics such as ‘investigating racism in schools’. Full content for methods in context revision.
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Knowledge Organiser for AQA GCSE Sociology (Unit 1 and Unit 2)

Knowledge Organiser for AQA GCSE Sociology (Unit 1 and Unit 2)

Includes a topic summary / key knowledge overview for the following topics of GCSE AQA Sociology: Studying Society Families and Households Education Crime and Deviance The Mass Media Social Inequalities Can be used to inform planning/delivery of:@ Class work Homework Independent Revision Knowledge Testing
MarkAndrewWalford
AQA Sociology GCSE- Education inside factors

AQA Sociology GCSE- Education inside factors

This lesson introduces Interactionism and the inside school factors that affect educational achievement. All resources included in PPT. This is a ‘buffet’ style lesson where students complete tasks around the room to get all the information.
rebeccaflorey92
AQA GCSE Sociology: Intro to Education and Functionalism

AQA GCSE Sociology: Intro to Education and Functionalism

This is a double lesson where students are introduced to the Education unit and the Functionalist understanding of the role of education. Lesson contains: Full PPT Optional worksheet to complete tasks on One sociologist info sheet One criticisms hint sheet This lesson uses the Hodder education AQA sociology GCSE 9-1 textbook
rebeccaflorey92
A-level Sociology MOCK EXAM (full paper) & Teacher friendly mark scheme

A-level Sociology MOCK EXAM (full paper) & Teacher friendly mark scheme

I have created a mock exam for the new A-level Sociology specification. If your students have already practised the exam papers available on the aqa website then it can be quite tricky setting a new mock exam. So i just created one. Students will need lined paper to answer questions. The items are included and the questions have been put together from a range of textbook sources.
StudentFriendly
Group Work  - Job Roles

Group Work - Job Roles

6 different job descriptions to make sure that all people are involved and actively working within a group. Suitable for all ages and group work tasks.
Marcushall6
Outstanding lesson on secularisation & religiosity: Beliefs, Lesson 7

Outstanding lesson on secularisation & religiosity: Beliefs, Lesson 7

Lesson objective: To be able to apply sociological theories for secularisation & religiosity to a 20 mark exam question. I have used this lesson in my formal observation & was graded outstanding. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. Most of the questions have the answers/lecture notes on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 6, Secularisation (New spec)

A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 6, Secularisation (New spec)

Learning outcomes: To be able to explain the Sociological arguments for the secularisation thesis. To be able to outline the evidence for the secularisation thesis. To be able to evaluate the arguments and evidence for secularisation. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. Most of the questions have the answers/lecture notes on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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AQA Psychology (KS5, AS) - Revision Pack (9 Sessions)

AQA Psychology (KS5, AS) - Revision Pack (9 Sessions)

A complete set of nine AS-Level AQA Psychology revision sessions. These sessions are designed to be used over the course of nine one hour periods; they can be used for double-lessons also. In total, there’s at least nine hours worth of sessions here. The pack includes includes nine revision lessons, each containing ten revision activities; each lesson includes seven group-discussion worksheets. The format allows for extreme flexibility and the effective delivery of revision lessons with minimal user effort: just download and go! These graphically enhanced resources have been made to very high professional standards by a dedicated resource developer. It is ideal for exam preparation and revision. Topics covered are: -3.1.1 Social Influence -3.1.2 Memory -3.1.3 Attachment -3.2.1 Approaches to Psychology -3.2.1.1 Biopsychology -3.2.2 Psychopathology -3.2.3 Research Methods -3.2.3.1 Scientific Processes -3.2.3.2 Data Handling & Analysis They are an essential download for any AQA Psychology (KS5) teacher! If you like them, please take a moment to leave a review :)
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3.2.3 - Research Methods - Revision Session (AQA Psychology - AS - KS5)

3.2.3 - Research Methods - Revision Session (AQA Psychology - AS - KS5)

This revision lesson is designed for the AS Psychology (AQA) course; the focus of this lesson is: 3.2.3 - Research Methods. This session is designed to be used over the course of a one hour period; it can be used for double-lessons also. It includes ten revision activities; one of which utilises the included group-discussion worksheets. The format allows for extreme flexibility and the effective delivery of revision lessons with minimal user effort: just download and go! This graphically enhanced resource has been made to very high professional standards by a dedicated resource developer. It is ideal for exam preparation and revision. You can save money by buying collections of revision sessions in larger packs. If you like my resources: it really means a lot if you take the time to leave a warm review :)
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GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - Participant and Non-participant observation - Lesson 6

GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - Participant and Non-participant observation - Lesson 6

This lesson focuses on Observation (participant and non-participant), including key words and definitions linked with observation, different observation techniques and strengths and limitations/weaknesses of using observation Resource includes lesson objectives, starter and plenary activities, video clip links, independent work and more. Ideal for GCSE Sociology students or A’ Level students who have not studied Sociology before.
FollyFairy
GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - Focus Groups and Interviews - Lesson 5

GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - Focus Groups and Interviews - Lesson 5

This lesson focuses on Focus Groups and Interviews, including the difference between focus groups and interview and the strengths and weaknesses of using interviews. Resource includes lesson objectives, starter and plenary activities, video clip links, independent work and more. Lesson 5 is probably about 1 - 3 lessons tbh… A brilliant book I used throughout this lesson is Sociology in Pictures – Research Methods Paperback (2012) by Michael Haralambos, though lesson could be easily edited to use the resources you have available. Ideal for GCSE Sociology students or A’ Level students who have not studied Sociology before.
FollyFairy
GCSE Sociology - AQA - Research Methods 10 - 12 Lesson and Revision Bundle

GCSE Sociology - AQA - Research Methods 10 - 12 Lesson and Revision Bundle

Resources include 10 - 12 lessons covering introduction to research methods, reliability and validity, sampling and questionnaires, experiments, the research process, focus groups and interviews, participant and non-participant observation, secondary data, longitudinal and case studies plus research methods revision bundle. Lessons include lesson objectives, ppts, worksheets, independent work, exam-type questions, video clip links and more. Designed for AQA but could easily be adapted for any syllabus. Ideal for GCSE Sociology students or A’ Level students who have not studied Sociology before.
FollyFairy
GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - Sampling and Questionnaires - Lesson 4

GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - Sampling and Questionnaires - Lesson 4

This lesson focuses on Sampling and Questionnaires, including the different types of sampling and the strengths and weaknesses of using questionnaires. Resource includes lesson objectives, starter and plenary activities, independent work and more. Lesson 4 is probably about 2 - 3 lessons tbh… A brilliant book I used, which is the one mentioned (pages 12 - 13, 14 - 15) is Sociology in Pictures – Research Methods Paperback (2012) by Michael Haralambos. Ideal for GCSE Sociology students or A’ Level students who have not studied Sociology before.
FollyFairy
GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - Experiments - Lesson 3

GCSE Sociology - Research Methods - Experiments - Lesson 3

Lesson examines Experiments, including the Milgram experiment, considering the research method, theoretical approach and the ethics involved; also looks at strengths and weaknesses of experiments. Resource includes lesson objectives, ppt, worksheet, video clip link and independent work. Ideal for GCSE Sociology students or A’ Level students who have not studied Sociology before.
FollyFairy