SociologyExchange.co.uk Shared Resource

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SociologyExchange.co.uk Shared Resource

  1. 1. What is Sociology?<br /> <br />LEARNING OBJECTIVE: To describe what sociology involves.<br />
  2. 2. What is Sociology?<br />With your partner write a sentence that describes what you think sociology is...<br />
  3. 3. What is Sociology?<br />Sociology involves studying human social life, groups and societies in a systematic way.<br />Sociologists are interested in understanding how society influences us and shapes out lives.<br />
  4. 4. What is Sociology?<br />By studying sociology you will ask questions about how society works.<br />It will hopefully help you make sense of your experiences in society.<br />
  5. 5. What is Sociology?<br />Why might this interest a sociologist?<br />summer 2011<br />
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  7. 7. What is Sociology?<br />On Wednesday 15th June 2012 you will take the unit one exam that will last of 1 ½ hours.<br />This accounts for half of your GCSE, you will take unit 2 in June 2013.<br />Be aware- unit 1 is not easier than unit 2- just different topics.<br />
  8. 8. What is Sociology?<br />Textbook- Sociology GCSE for AQA<br /> Pauline Wilson and Allan Kidd<br />Revision book-Collins Revision - GCSE Sociology for AQA<br /> Pauline Wilson<br />
  9. 9. What is Sociology?<br />Write in your book:<br />UNIT 1 TOPICS<br />1. Studying Society (what is sociology and how sociologists gather information)<br />2.Families- (what is a family and how do families influence individuals and society)<br />3. Education- (what is the purpose of education and why do some social groups achieve more than others)<br />
  10. 10. What is Sociology?<br />My Expectations:<br />Arrive on time and ready to work<br /> Put up your hand and wait to speak.<br /> Stay in your seat.<br /> Look after textbooks.<br />Complete all homework.<br /> Keep a glossary of keywords at the back of your exercise book.<br />
  11. 11. What is Sociology?<br />Today’s KEYWORDS<br />Sociology<br />Society<br />All: will give an opinion on what life is like in different societies. <br />Most: Will create their own society, identifying individual and societal needs.<br />Some: Will show understanding of how human behaviour is shaped by society.<br />
  12. 12. What is Sociology?<br />Pair activity: How would your lives differ if you were:<br />1.Born 100 years ago<br />2.Born into a wealthy aristocratic family<br />3.Born in a less developed country.<br />All: will give an opinion on what life is like in different societies. <br />Most: Will create their own society, identifying individual and societal needs.<br />Some: Will show understanding of how human behaviour is shaped by society.<br />
  13. 13. What is Sociology?<br />Whole class feedback.<br />Can you see how this shows that our lives are shaped by society?<br />All: will give an opinion on what life is like in different societies. <br />Most: Will create their own society, identifying individual and societal needs.<br />Some: Will show understanding of how human behaviour is shaped by society.<br />
  14. 14. What is Sociology?<br />But.....what is society?<br /> Using the resource you have been given you must create your own societies.<br />Groups of 4<br />All: will give an opinion on what life is like in different societies. <br />Most: Will create their own society, identifying individual and societal needs.<br />Some: Will show understanding of how human behaviour is shaped by society.<br />
  15. 15. What is Sociology?<br />Plenary<br />Did you all end up with a similar society?<br />What differences are there between societies?<br />All: will give an opinion on what life is like in different societies. <br />Most: Will create their own society, identifying individual and societal needs.<br />Some: Will show understanding of how human behaviour is shaped by society.<br />
  16. 16. What is Sociology?<br />Plenary<br />How is human behaviour shaped by social factors?<br /> Why do we need sociology?<br />All: will give an opinion on what life is like in different societies. <br />Most: Will create their own society, identifying individual and societal needs.<br />Some: Will show understanding of how human behaviour is shaped by society.<br />

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