What is Anthropology? A 1-page handout explaining the practice of anthropology. Fully editable.
A display of the 9 key concepts in anthropology
This lesson was created as a ‘lighting fires’ lesson for Y13 IB Social Anthropology, but could be used for taster sessions for the subject/introduction to the course. Please note, the extracts mentioned are from Joy Hendry’s Introduction to Social Anthropology book. However, you can substitute this information on different cultures with extracts from ethnographies you have/information online.
These resources relate to IB Social and Cultural Anthropology The Body topic Using Pretty Modern as a main ethnography. This bundle includes everything you need to teach the whole body topic (no extra work required if you don’t want to), including: In depth analysis of PM Student led activities Covers all key concepts, inquiry-specific concepts and topics for the body Comparison to extracts from multiple satillite ethographies, extracts and citations included Inclusion of ethics and theories Some exam practice This bundle is a series of powerpoints for the teacher to teach from, and a student pack that needs to be printed and bound for each student, so they can complete as they go.
Whole ‘Engaging with Anthropology’ section for IB Social and Cultural Anthropology. All activities, resources and ethnographical readings for this section. Includes: Introduction to the course The 6 big anthropological questions Ethics Research methods Theories Some paper 1 exam technique Bundle contains a working pack to be printed for each anthropology student (containing all the information they need- they complete as they go) and powerpoints that accompany the pack for the teacher.
This lesson was created for IB Social Anthropology. The ethnography used is ‘In Search of Respect’ by Philippe Bourgois. This lesson introduces Philippe Bourgois’ ‘In Search of Respect’ and examines what respect is and how it is earned.
Introduction lesson to Social Anthropology. Looks at key terms, theoretical perspectives and a small activity on Watching The English to introduce them to ethnographic material. Please note, you will need a copy of or extracts from ‘Watching the English’ by Kate Fox. This lesson was planned for a double period lesson.
These resources relate to IB Social and Cultural Anthropology Conflict topic Using In Search of Respect as a main ethnography. This bundle includes everything you need to teach the whole conflict topic (no extra work required if you don’t want to), including: In depth analysis of ISOR Student led activities Covers all key concepts, inquiry-specific concepts and topics for conflict Comparison to extracts from multiple satillite ethographies, extracts and citations included Inclusion of ethics and theories Some exam practice This bundle is a series of powerpoints for the teacher to teach from, and a student pack that needs to be printed and bound for each student, so they can complete as they go. The pack assumes that each student will read the whole of In Search of Respect.
I wrote this for Yr 6 as an alternative to the usual Nativity, Christmas or Thanksgiving fare. The slides consist of teacher notes and four activities.
This worksheet provides a lot of proverbs and poems and quotes of wisdom stemming from a variety of North American Native Indian cultures. The material can be used to inspire and stimulate interest in other cultures and is therefore linked to geography, RE, cultural studies and equality and diversity. The material can be used for learners to consider and make a poster representing some of their favourite quotations.
everything you need for the btec forensics and a practical
This lesson was created for IB Social Anthropology. The ethnography used is ‘The Time of the Gypsies’ by Michael Stewart. Students look at Roma attitudes towards work.
Students have completed the 3 mock papers in lesson and use this lesson to peer assess each others work. Your students will need work to assess and the mark scheme. This was used with my IB Soc Anth group.
I will add to this over the term. A selection of resources that could be used to teach HL Social Anthropology at IB.
This lesson looks at what Feminism is (including a TED talk), the main theories of Feminism, a seminar on the role of women, looking at the structure of a Paper 3 question and an example answer for them to look at and a Paper 3 question for them to plan and write out. The book needed is Understanding Culture: An Introduction to Anthropological Theory by Philip Carl Salzman.
Lesson outlining the basics behind Structuralism with a focus on Sleeping Beauty. Includes a break down of the decoding of Sleeping Beauty. Students then apply structuralism to the societies they’ve looked at. They could do a Paper 3 question afterwards. Sleeping Beauty story is from http://radicalanthropologygroup.org/sites/default/files/pdf/class_text_043.pdf
A set of lessons used to teach theory for HL IB Social Anthropology. Theories: Feminism, Marxism, Functionalism, Structural-Functionalism, Structuralism, Cultural Materialism, Symbolism. Includes a crib sheet that can be used for revision.
Ethnography: The Time of the Gypsies - Michael Stewart.
This is a prep lesson for my Y12's. It is a modified Paper 2 question that looks at masculinity over time in one society (we are looking at In Search of Respect).
This is a revision sheet given as a summary overview to the key theoretical perspectives covered under IB Social Anthropology.
A presentation to support the Unit 2 Investigations part of the EDEXCEL Religious Studies specification. There is a lot of room for adapting this presentation, looking at it now I would include a great deal more in the way of images and exercises.