AbstractThis lesson includes notes and a class activity where students learn about the three sociological perspectives and apply their learning by using the functionalist, conflict and symbolic interaction perspectives in analyzing romantic relationships. This activity was designed with high school level or "intro to sociology" undergraduate students in mind. The...
- Subject Area(s):
- High School Sociology
- Resource Type(s):
- Class Activity
- Class Level(s):
- High School
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Usage NotesSee detailed instructions in attached lesson plan. The activity takes no longer than one 50-60 minute class period.
Learning Goals and Assessments
- Identify and differentiate among the functionalist, conflict and symbolic interaction perspectives.
- Apply the functionalist, conflict and symbolic interaction theories when examining a social issue.
- Informal student quiz at end of lesson.