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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.
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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
WJEC GCSE Media Essential Revision Bundle

WJEC GCSE Media Essential Revision Bundle

A3 double sided revision mat summarising the key knowledge/theories needed for the exam. A complete mock exam, mark scheme and PowerPoint walkthrough. A PowerPoint and A3 handout of all past paper questions since 2014, with predictions and tips for the 2018 exam.
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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.
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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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Theories of Family - A Level Sociology AQA

Theories of Family - A Level Sociology AQA

This is a full lesson that includes all the activities, a lesson plan, differentiated material (both for weaker and stronger students) and helps go through content of theories of family in the context of an essay question. There’s plenty of assessment for learning throughout. This lesson was successfully deployed several times as a 20min mini teach (this is reflected in the lesson plan) but has been planned and produced as an entire lesson. The theories included are New Right, Feminism, Functionalism and Marxism. There’s information sheets and structured worksheets for note taking and there is also a university journal for gifted and talented students relevant to the material. This lesson is fully adaptable to fit all styles of teaching and can be scaled down for GCSE also. Please be sure to comment your opinion on the lesson.
EGraham-Hyde
Sociology Revision Cards - Families and Households

Sociology Revision Cards - Families and Households

A pack of revision cards suitable for Sociology (GCSE, A Level, Access courses) This set focuses on Families and Households and contains 48 cards can be used as revision or an activity in class or even to help to build essay responses. Main theories covered as well as key concepts Colour coded and key dates provided Ready to print, high quality!
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WJEC GCSE Media A3 Revision Mat / Knowledge Organiser - News Exam 2018

WJEC GCSE Media A3 Revision Mat / Knowledge Organiser - News Exam 2018

A double sided A3 Revision mat / knowledge organiser designed specifically for the WJEC GCSE Media exam. Side 1 - Section A of the exam - TV News. All the key theory and core concepts needed for the exam (genre, organisations, representation, audience, narrative) including several mnemonics (memory tools). Side 2 - Section B of the exam - News Websites. All the key theory and examples of how to mock up a web site. Print it on A3 (double sided) then laminate. The perfect resource to have on each table as you revise for this year’s news exam. Use alongside my revision PowerPoints or as a standalone revision tool. This is for the June 2018 exam. See my medimnemonics shop for more resources! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/mediamnemonics
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TV News - Television organisations - PSB and Commercial Broadcasting

TV News - Television organisations - PSB and Commercial Broadcasting

A PowerPoint lesson exploring Public Service and Commercial Television Broadcasting in the UK to help with a question for the WJEC GCSE Media exam on News (2018). A model answer and mark scheme is also provided. Please read the notes section at the bottom of the PowerPoint when it edit view for guidance for each slide. This PowerPoint and activity is suitable for a 45 minute - 1 hour lesson and is lesson 14 in a series created for the WJEC GCSE Media exam (June 2018). For more lessons on TV news and much much more, please visit the mediamnemonics shop. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/mediamnemonics
mediamnemonics
BTEC HSC L3 - Unit 10 LA.A and LA.B

BTEC HSC L3 - Unit 10 LA.A and LA.B

4 Powerpoints with various real-life application and tasks to support learning. Information is tailored towards gender, ethnicity and age which were our chosen social groups for the coursework. Additional sources and references in the notes with relevant pass criteria and specification match-up on every slide. If local to Addenbrookes Hospital, additional support is included. What’s included: An Intro to Sociology Social Institutions Sociological Perspectives The Biomedical model and 2 alternatives Concepts of health… Contemporary links throughout. Unit 10 guide - in student friendly language.
Findlotte
Postmodernism and Pokemon GO!

Postmodernism and Pokemon GO!

A rather quite simple lesson teaching Postmodernist interpretations of the Media through Pokemon GO! Capitalise on the fad from a few years ago (Yr 13 students will no doubt remember it from earlier in the school). Get them to download it on their phones and tell them to go catch Pokemon for 15 minutes. See how they get on. Show some YouTube news clips about people getting into trouble, then read the texts and complete the table.
uncleliam
Moral Panics

Moral Panics

Just some straightforward tasks on Moral Panics. Predominantly for A-Level but would easily work for GCSE
uncleliam
Sociology Evidence Bank

Sociology Evidence Bank

“Sirrrrrrrr… can you do us a thing with all the case studies in?” Erm… no. You can do it yourself. Should be handy for revision. Probably can be adapted for other subjects.
uncleliam
AQA GCSE Sociology - Power Unit (full scheme of work)

AQA GCSE Sociology - Power Unit (full scheme of work)

A fully developed 119 slide long scheme of work for the Power unit of the AQA GCSE Sociology course. The scheme of work covers: What is power? What is a democracy? What is the state? What is the role of general elections in the political process? What are the social influences on general election turnout? How do social class, gender and age influence voting behaviour? What are the patters between ethnicity, religion, region and voting behaviour? How far are MP’s social backgrounds typical of those of the UK population? What are pressure groups? What tactics and practices are used by pressure groups? What is the role and significance of pressure groups? What opportunities are there to volunteer? What barriers are there to participating in politics? What is the welfare state? How have the government attempted to tackle social problems? How have governments tackles unemployment? How have governments attempted to tackle discrimination? Power relationships
chambersc
AQA GCSE Sociology - Social Inequality (Full scheme of work)

AQA GCSE Sociology - Social Inequality (Full scheme of work)

A fully developed 151 slide long scheme of work for the Social Inequality unit of the GCSE AQA course. Covers the following topics: What is social inequality? What are life chances? What different forms of stratification are there? How have sociologists explained social class? How does the functionalist view approach stratification? How is social class measured? What is gender? What inequalities are based on gender? What is ethnicity? What inequalities are based on ethnicity? How do sociologists approach age? How do sociologists view youth? What is social mobility? What is poverty?
chambersc
A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 4, Evaluation of the theories of religion (New spec)

A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 4, Evaluation of the theories of religion (New spec)

Learning objectives: To evaluate the Functionalist, Marxist & Feminist approach on religion. To apply your knowledge to a 20 mark exam question. In this lesson student’s recall and share key information from the main theories of religion. The lesson progresses to support the student’s with how to structure an exam question, using the ‘essay mapping structure.’ Essay mapping – How it works? Plan to write your 20 mark/30 mark exam response & gain full marks. Write an introduction/conclusion that is creditworthy. Select relevant material from all of the content you have revised and from the item. Develop your arguments into a logical format, which highlights to the examiner the AO1,AO2,AO3 skills. ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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