Sociology Teacher Resources

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Sociology: What is life like for Gulf Coast rice farmers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read 1 page about Gulf Coast rice farmers and then describe what rice farming in the U.S. is like in the United States. In this rice farming lesson plan, students tell why they would or would not want to be a rice farmer.
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An Introduction to Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is the War on Drugs responsible for the inordinate number of black Americans sent to prison for non-violent drug offensives? That's MIchelle Alexander's contention in her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of...
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How Are My Social Skills?

For Students 5th - 12th
An outstanding activity on social skills is here for you. This four-page activity poses 25 skills for learners to consider, and rate themselves on using a 1 - 5 scale. At the bottom of the sheet, they must choose five skills they feel...
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Teen Domestic Abuse and Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Inform your class about teen dating abuse. This resource lays out a comprehensive plan for helping teens become aware of the signs of abuse. The instructional activity is complete with vocabulary, worksheets, a PowerPoint presentation,...
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On Spaghetti Sauce

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"In embracing the diversity of human beings, we will find a sure way to human happiness." Watch as Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell delves into work of acclaimed psychophysicist Howard Moskowitz and the evolution of the food...
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The Love and Safety Club for Children

For Teachers K - 2nd
Child safety and bullying is the focus of this sociology lesson plan. The Love and Safety Club is a program for children which is designed to help reinforce important information regarding how to stay safe at home, at school, and when...
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Jelly Bracelets: Fashion or Sex Game?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Ever-changing fashion fads are the ideal context for an engaging sociology experiment for adolescents. Through research and conducting a survey, learners draw conclusions about the controversial jelly bracelets fad, banned in some...
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Ethical Decision Making Model-Dealing with Genetic Disorders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In groups, learners read a case study of a couple who produced a child with hemophilia. Although tthe reading breifly mentions how a hemophiliac child is produced, the focus of this lesson is the ethical implications. This lesson is more...
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The Ladder of Torture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The awful practice of torture is the focus of this sociology lesson. Young scholars examine their own personal values regarding torture. They participate in a class discussion that considers the moral issues surrounding the use of...
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Community Helpers

For Teachers K
Becoming familiar with the roles of community helpers through reading and posters is the focus of this sociology lesson. Young learners identify community helpers and what their jobs are by engaging in a class discussion.
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Genetic Engineering

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is help with the definitions and biotechnological impacts of genetic engineering. These slides also cover the many products and sociological impacts that have been affected by genetic engineering. A discussion could be started about...
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Listening

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Introduce your young learners to some of the basic skills of listening, and getting along with others in this sociology PowerPoint. Pupils practice asking for help, asking for a favor, dealing with teasing and anger, and showing...
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Discourse

For Teachers Higher Ed
Explore the different types of discourse and language with your lecture students in this presentation, which explores "sweet language," "stuffy language," and "poetic language," among others. Helpful for English, Sociology, Semantics, or...
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Cultural Diversity

For Teachers Higher Ed
Introducing the topic of cultural diversity and the social issues surrounding it, this presentation will get your students thinking about stereotypes involving race, gender, and sexual orientation. Affirmative action and positive and...
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Chapter 9: Language Processing: Humans and Computers

For Teachers Higher Ed
Designed to accompany An Introduction to Language by Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, and Nina Hyams, this powerpoint addresses a number of language, technological, and sociological topics. The slides could be helpful in either a...
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Reading Club: Sex Ed

For Teachers 11th - 12th
If you teach health, sociology, ethics, or a class that addresses controversial issues, this resource related to schools' sex education programs may be useful. The New York Times' Learning Network provides a lengthy article on a unique...
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Border Legends, Myth, & Folklore

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the narrative forms and tales unique to the U.S.-Mexico border. They discuss the possible sociological meanings of these stories, and then write their own versions to demonstrate that they explain the forms.
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Roy G. Biv Has Feelings Too

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students test their memory recall and discuss its association to color. After reading an article, they discuss the natural and psycho-sociological significance of the color red. As a class, they participate in a mood-color association...
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Analyzing Newspapers Past And Present & Creating a Modern Reproduction of a Chosen Periodical From the Early 1900's.

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore different components that most newspapers share. They determine how to find resources using the CHNC web site by keyword searches. They explore linguistic and sociological differences in different time periods.
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Freshwater Sharks Bite Children at 35th Beach. A Play

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students delve into a study of sharks. In this science lesson plan, students examine the many different scientific occupations, as well as some possible specializations therein, and perhaps a little bit of other life considerations,...
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Social Inequality 11

For Students 9th - 12th
In this sociology worksheet, students complete 5 graphic organizers, investigate poverty and then read 2 pages of text pertaining to social inequality.
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Population and Urbanization

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this population and urbanization worksheet, students match 15 terms with the appropriate descriptions and respond to 8 short answer questions regarding these sociological themes.
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Family Life 11

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this sociology worksheet, students explore the family and power relationships as they respond to short answer questions about family life.
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Family Life 2

For Students 9th - 11th
In this sociology worksheet, students respond to 4 multi-step short answer questions to better understand family terms, concepts, and structures.