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Sociological Theory

Sociological Theory

Various activities designed to support teaching of the Sociological Theory section of the AQA A-level Specification. Answers to activities included.
Laura_1983
Marxism variants activities

Marxism variants activities

Two activities designed to help students distinguish between different forms of Marxism. In the first, they compare Gramsci- and Althusser and in the second, compare Humanist Marxism to Classical Marxism. Answer sheets are provided.
Laura_1983
Parsons' 'types' of society card sort.

Parsons' 'types' of society card sort.

Sheet designed to be printed onto card and cut up for students to then sort out the characteristics of Parsons’ Traditional and Modern societies. Good for consolidating understanding of key terms, and for kinesthetic learners. Could be used to introduce the topic or as revision. There are two sets of cards per A4 sheet to save on photocopying costs.
Laura_1983
Comparing Functionalism and Marxism activity

Comparing Functionalism and Marxism activity

List of statements which students sort into those that apply to Marxism, Functionalism or Both, e.g. into a Venn Diagram. Good for recapping previous theory as a starter or as a plenary to test understanding. Answers included.
Laura_1983
Is Science Replacing Religion?

Is Science Replacing Religion?

PPT discussing arguments for and against the view that science is replacing religio. Comprehension questions included. AQA A Level Sociology Beliefs in Society
chloelwebb
Science as a Belief System

Science as a Belief System

Comprehensive PPT covering the ideas of Kuhn, Popper and Ethnomethodologists. Reading/case study with questions as an activity. Includes ‘student version’ PPT.
chloelwebb
Estrangement 4 Pack = It's the NEW Silent Social Epidemic. Learn More Now!

Estrangement 4 Pack = It's the NEW Silent Social Epidemic. Learn More Now!

READ UP ON ESTRANGEMENT! It has become one of the fastest growing dysfunctional social epidemics! Besides the $avings on this 4-pack, these 4 books are a must read for every parent AND adult child that is approaching- or is in the midst of an estrangement arrangement. Coping strategies, getting support, exploring options to life choices, and all topics concerning estrangement are discussed openly. From beginning to end read one woman’s unforgettable journey to know that impossible dreams do come true. Estrangement is one of the largest growing segments known as the “Silent Epidemic”. If you have been touched by this anomaly these books are slated for you! This 4-Pack is offers savings when purchasing the bundle.The insights found in each of the 4 books are invaluable, and a healing resource to know you are not alone.
PattyAnnsPetProject
Estrangement Arrangement: Twisted Lessons in Love > Awareness & Perspective

Estrangement Arrangement: Twisted Lessons in Love > Awareness & Perspective

From ordinary to extraordinary, the spotlight is focused on one family’s very graphic estrangement. Openly shared, their plight gives a new twist to public performance. Their fate thereafter is an encore to stir your soul. The path of estrangement is filled with challenge. Parenthood gets exchanged for questions without answers. No closure ever comes. Unexpected outcomes yield overdue soul work. Resistance builds until surrender is the only option. The final reward are lessons hard won. Offered are legitimate theories and persuasions to untangle the mystique behind this silent epidemic. Let this book reinvent your beliefs, and validate your own walk. The Estrangement Arrangement awareness will leave you boldly in the know, if not totally in awe.
PattyAnnsPetProject
Ethics Civics 2-Pack: Cell Phones The New Social OBSESSION + STAR Target Guide

Ethics Civics 2-Pack: Cell Phones The New Social OBSESSION + STAR Target Guide

$AVE with this AWESOME 2 Pack Bundle for conquering ETHICs Issues (concerning cell phone habits). Included: (1) Cell Phones: The New Social OBSESSION Exercises for Resolving Common Situational Cell Phone Conflicts Questionnaires for Discovery: Opinion Polls vs. Fact Finding Assessments for Self Awareness Cell Phone Habits Activities and Discussions on Social Impacts & Addictive Behaviors Discussions on Parental Control versus Student Rights + More! Critical Thinking Designed for Today’s Concerns! (2) STAR Target GUIDE is a Guided Lesson Plan. STAR is an acronym that stands for *Situation * Task * Action * Result. The STAR Target GUIDE includes numerous exercises that are easy to comprehend and integrate. This activity book will show students how to apply this simple concept in a variety of environments. Activities! Reference Charts! Examples! & Printable worksheets that include these categories: Assignments Communication Issues Ethics/Civic Concerns Challenging Life Situations Setting Personal Goals Excellent for Critical Thinking Development!
PattyAnnsPetProject
ETHICS CIVICS: BIG Business Ethics > Investigative Research & Blogging ACTIVITY

ETHICS CIVICS: BIG Business Ethics > Investigative Research & Blogging ACTIVITY

Students will role play being an Investigative Journalist who follows big business crisis which involves consumer product failings. This is an all inclusive independent student activity. Skill sets acquired and utilized includes: Investigate and research a critical consumer product crisis Planning and notation using a step-by-step template questionnaire Report, Write, and Edit a blog that explains how a selected company ethically resolved a consumer product issue. Students will be actively engaged in this comprehensive activity to enhance, develop, and create awareness in: Critical Thinking Skills for Information Dissemination Public Opinion, Response and Concerns Big Business Ethics and Rationale for Resolving a Product Failing Writing/Editing/Journaling Skills for Reporting Details Fact Finding and Cross Reference Checks for Verification Guidelines and Ideas for Effective Blog Writing
PattyAnnsPetProject
ETHICS CIVICS: The Morality of DATE GHOSTING ~ Group Discussion Handouts

ETHICS CIVICS: The Morality of DATE GHOSTING ~ Group Discussion Handouts

Date “Ghosting” is a social trickery that is at an all time record high. Explore through group discussion handouts with common- and not-so-common questions concerning its failings. This subject matter is sure to keep your students engaged and up-to-date on current dating trends! Discussion Questionnaires Include: “Ghosting” Defined “Ghosting” Admissions “Ghosting” Traits & Characteristics The MORALITY of “Ghosting” Communication of “Ghosting” Consensus & Group Thoughts
PattyAnnsPetProject
Ethics Civics: What Happens in Vegas! > 10 Morality Decision Making Exercises

Ethics Civics: What Happens in Vegas! > 10 Morality Decision Making Exercises

Vegas is a popular expression for going some place where (potential) unethical conduct can occur. So in Vegas style, presented here are 10 Exercises for Group Discussions to Evaluate Ethically Moral Decisions in-the-making. Scenarios are common to not-so-common, yet all dilemmas have unique challenges to consider for making decisions and then choices that lead to consequences. Situations will keep your students engaged debating moral arguments for matters they MAY encounter some day. Printable discussion handouts are ready to go!
PattyAnnsPetProject
Ethics Civics: CELL PHONES > The New Social OBSESSION ~ Guidebook + Activities

Ethics Civics: CELL PHONES > The New Social OBSESSION ~ Guidebook + Activities

Cell Phones need NO explanation. They are an everyday essential tool, and an extension of ourselves in very many ways. But, there is no denying cell phones can cross social and ethical boundaries. And miscommunication often results. This guide provides social awareness of cell phone habits. Activities introduce critical thinking skills using the STAR method for approaching typical cell phone abuses that challenge all of us on occasion. STAR is an acronym that stands for: Situation-Task-Action-Resolutions. In these ETHICS Exercises STAR is applied to problem solving issues that are unique to cell phone users. Exercises for Resolving Common Situational Cell Phone Conflicts Questionnaires for Discovery: Opinion Polls vs. Fact Finding Assessments for Self Awareness Cell Phone Habits Activities and Discussions on Social Impacts & Addictive Behaviors Discussions on Parental Control versus Student Rights + More! Critical Thinking Designed for Today’s Concerns!
PattyAnnsPetProject
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