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  • General

     

    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 ‚Äúsociological perspective‚ÄĚ, 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

  • 14 August - 20 August

    Monday

    Teacher Intro, Student Intros, Class Info, Syllabus, My #'s, Who Can Name?, How did you end up here?, Summer Highlight?

    Tuesday

    2nd Annual Royal Day

    Wednesday

    Classroom Expectations, Incentives, Procedures, Policies, Evaluation Methods, Grading, Into to Sociology

    Thursday

    Student Interviews, Find Someone Who 

    Friday

    Moodle Sign-up, Design A Slide

  • 21 August - 27 August

    Monday

    No School 

    Tuesday

    Moodle Introduction, Sociological Imagination 

    Wednesday

    Opening Activity #1, Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Notes, Exit Ticket

    Thursday

    The Role of Influence in Our Lives

    Friday

    Opening Activity #2, Chapter 1 Lesson 1B Notes, Daily Assignment #1

  • 28 August - 3 September

    Monday

    WWYD? - Struggling Veteran & Homeless Man Refused Service

    Tuesday

    Opening Activity #2.5, Chapter 1 Lesson 2 Notes 

    Wednesday

    Current Event Introduction & Schedule, Daily #2

    Thursday

    Opening Activity #3, Chapter 1 Lesson 3A Notes

    Friday

    Daily #3,  Crash Course Sociology #1 - What is Sociology?, Million Dollar Challenge

  • 4 September - 10 September

    Monday

    No School

    Tuesday

    Current Event Presentations 

    Wednesday

    Opening Activity #4, Chapter 1 Lesson 4A Notes

    Thursday

    Crash Course Sociology #2 - Sociological Perspectives, Introduction to Sociology - Padlet, Letter to Freshman Self - Perspectives

    Friday

     Chapter 1 Lesson 4A Notes, Daily #4

  • 11 September - 17 September

    Monday

    Chapter 1 Review - Group Activity

    Tuesday

    Current Events 

    Wednesday

    Chapter 1 Test 

    Thursday

    Opening Activity #5, Chapter 2 Lesson 1 Notes, Daily Assignment #5

    Friday

     American culture....as I see it - Opinion Piece


  • 18 September - 24 September

    Monday

    Opening Activity #6, Chapter 2 Lesson 2 Notes, Daily #6

    Tuesday

    Current Events

    Wednesday

    American Culture Reaction,  Research a Culture

    Thursday

    Opening Activity #7, Chapter 2 Lesson 3 Notes, Daily Assignment #7

    Friday

    What Would You Do? - Culture