Section outline

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    Sociology

    Instructor Name: Mr. Bryant

    Email Address: tbryant@avhsd.org

    Course Description: An introduction to Sociology. Sociology is the systematic study of human behavior and society. The focus of this class will be geared toward the analysis of human behavior, social interaction, social organization, social institutions, and social change.  

    Course Goals: The goal is to develop a “sociological perspective”, which is the ability to use sociological tools in an attempt to understand human behavior and society.


    Required Texts, Materials, or Equipment: Textbook - Sociology A Down to Earth Approach

    Major Assignments: Classwork     Homework     Class Participation     Projects     Tests     Presentations 

    Subject Matter:  The Foundation of Sociology     Culture     Socialization     Social Structure      Social Networks     Formal Organizations     

                                 Social Control     Stratification     Social Class     Family     Education     Social Movements

    Course Grading: 90-100% A, 80-89% B, 70-79% C, 60-69% D, 59% & below F (point system)

    Course Policies: Late assignments - 10% penalty for each day the assignment is late (except daily assignments, late daily assignments are not accepted)

                                  Absent work - The student will have as many days as they were absent to submit the work

                                  Assignments due on the day of an absence must be turned in the day the student returns

                                  Absent for a test - Test must be completed on the day the student returns

    Classroom Expectations                                                                                                      

    Come To Class Prepared   

    Respect the Learning Environment and Process

    Participate                                                                                                                                       

    No Food, Drink, Candy, Or Gum In The Classroom    

    In summary, anything that disrupts the teaching or learning process is unacceptable                                       

    Consequences for Misbehavior                                                                                                                             

    1. Verbal Warning

    2. Student Teacher Conference 

    3. Parent Contact & After-School Work  

    4. Parent Teacher Conference

    5. Period or 2 Period Suspension 

    6. Administrative Referral

  • Monday

    Opening activity #9, Chapter 11 Lesson 1 Notes, Daily #9

    Tuesday

    Data Review, Daily #9

    Wednesday

    Opening activity #10, Chapter 11 Lesson 2A Notes

    Thursday

    Review Sex & Gender Data, Sex & Gender Data - Padlet Reaction

    Friday

    Chapter 11 lesson 2B Notes, Daily #10
  • Monday

    Opening activity #11, Chapter 11 Lesson 3A Notes

    Tuesday

    Current Event Prep

    Wednesday

    Student Free Day

    Thursday

    Chapter 11 Lesson 3B Notes, Daily #11

    Friday

     WWYD

  • Monday

    Defining Family, Opening Activity #13, Chapter 16 Lesson 1A Notes

    Tuesday

    Current Events and/or Show & Tell

    Wednesday

    Chapter 16 Lesson 1B Notes, Daily #13, 

    Thursday

    Compatibility Test

    Friday

    Marriage & Family Data Dive, Opening Activity #14 , Chapter 16 Lesson 2A Notes

  • Monday

    Life Timeline

    Tuesday

    Current Events and/or Show & Tell 

    Wednesday

    Opening Activity #14B, Chapter 16 Lesson 2B Notes, Daily #14

    Thursday

    Goal Board 

    Friday

    Opening Activity #15A, Chapter 16 Lesson 3A Notes

  • Monday

    Opening Activity #15B, Chapter 16 Lesson 3B Notes, Daily #15

    Tuesday

    Current Event and/or Show & Tell

    Wednesday

    Opening Activity #16, Chapter 16 Lesson 4A Notes

    Thursday

    Chapter 16 Review (linked below)

    Friday

    Chapter 16 Closing Activity

  • Monday

    High School Proposal - Day 1

    Tuesday

    Current Event and/or Show & Tell

    Wednesday

    High School Proposal - Day 2 

    Thursday

    Opening Activity #17, Chapter 17 Lesson 1 Notes, Daily #17

    Friday

    High School Proposal - Day 3 

  • Monday

    High School Proposal - Day 4

    Tuesday

    Opening Activity, #18, Chapter 17 lesson 2, 

    Wednesday

    High School Proposal - Day 5

    Thursday

    Opening Activity 18B, Chapter 17 Lesson 2B Notes, Daily #18

    Friday

    What Would You Do?

  • Monday

    Opening Activity #19, Chapter 17 Lesson 3 Notes, Daily #19

    Tuesday

    School Proposal Presentations - Day 1

    Wednesday

     School Proposal Presentations - Day 2

    Thursday

    School Proposal Presentations - Day 3

    Friday

    Opening Activity #20, Chapter 17 Lesson 4, Daily #20