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HSP3M

Page history last edited by Rachel Collishaw 11 years, 1 month ago

2012-13 School Year

 

Course Outline

 

Table of Contents:


 

Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

September 3 

 

School Starts

Discuss Course Outline

Class Rules

Finish Rules Discussion

Unit 1: What is Social Science?

Intro to the Social Sciences

Brainstorm research questions

 

Chapter 1: Anthropology

Case Study: Chagnon and the Yanomami

Research question checklist

7

Research Tools of Cultural Anthropology

Read p. 20-21 and complete chart 

September 10 

Finish Research Tools of Cultural Anthropologists

Read p. 22-27, answer questions

Ethnology Summary: For Mead, Benedict and Lee, what is important to know? Use as many terms/concepts as possible

11 

Schools of Thought in Cultural Anthropology

Jigsaw

 

12 

Global Metal

clip - introduce Unit Assignment: Multi-sited Research on a subculture. Due on Wednesday, Sept. 19

Groups brainstorm possible topics and questions

13 

Linguistics and Archaeology

Important/Interesting organizer

 

 

 

14 

Finish Cultural Anthropology

Quiz: Fields of Anthropology

Case Study Analysis: Kwaday Dan Ts'inchi

Cultural Show and Tell: Ms. Collishaw

 

September 17 

Physical Anthropology

Paleoanthropology

Introduction: Becoming Human video clip

Groups take notes and present to class (p. 38-43)

Forensic Anthropology in popular culture

 

Two overviews of Human Evolution by Paleoanthropologists (TED)

Louise Leakey

Zeresenay Alemseged

 

A different viewpoint on why bipedalism: TED talk on the aquatic ape

18 

Finish Paleoanthropology topics

Primatology

Kanzi video clip

Read and complete Primatology Important/Interesting organizer

 

 

See Jane Goodall explain the difference

 

Sue Savage-Rumbaugh discusses what bonobos can learn

 

 

 

 

 

 

19 

Research Proposals due 

Primates and Humans how are we similar/different?

Complete the organizer

 

Human Variation

Race Quiz

HW: Read p. 49 - 51

Take notes using

I Read/I Think/ Therefore strategy

 

 

 

 

 

20 

Groups debate:

Skin colours have evolutionary advantages

Use points p. 51 and skin colour map of the world

21 

Chapter 2: What is Psychology?

 

Jung and Horney Venn diagram

HW: Read p. 63-73

September 24 

Read p. 63-73 and complete all text questions

 

 

25 

Discuss text questions

Complete Compare worksheet

HW: Flash mobs and qualitative/quantitative

26 

Summarize schools/theorists

Apply to school issue

Begin 2.2 

HW: read about your developmental theory and take notes

27 

Prepare and role play developmental theories

28 

Apply school issue to developmental theories

Look at Brain p. 82-83, I Read, I Think Therefore

Perception

October 1 

Review/apply closure, perceptual constancy, set

See perceptual puzzles

Neuroplasticity What is the Effect of Meditation - 3-circle Venn Diagram

HW: Read p. 88-89, Q#1-3

 

Discuss Language and Teen Brain (HW)

Resources:

Surviving the Teenage Brain (documentary)
Later Start to the School Day (news article)
Test of Adultness - Dr. Robert Epstein (test)


Language Acquisition
Deb Roy: Birth of a Word

 

Work on School Issue Psychology proposal for tomorrow

School Issue Report Due

Review Psychology word wall

Start Chapter 3 -What is Sociology?

Can of pop exercise

 Introduce unit culminating activity - choice of U or C level.

Comte and energy drinks - survey questions

HW: Complete BLM 3.6 Writing Survey Questions

Discuss survey questions.

Macro vs. Micro sociology.

Durkheim, structural functionalism and traffic

HW: Complete BLM 3.7 Marx and Parsons

PD day no classes

October 8 

Thanksgiving 

No School

Marx and Parsons

Conflict School

Connect women's issues to feminist sociology

10 

Symbolic Interactionism: Weber, Chicago School, Cooley and Mead, Wright Mills.

HW: bring in a news story about where you live

11 

Form groups of 4 - create survey questions from each perspective on the issue of your news article

12

Present your survey questions to the class for feedback 

October 15 

Finish survey questions presentation

Begin 3.2 - Socialization

Discuss gestures, social influence

HW: read p.119 and answer the 2 questions on 119

16 

Groups review socialization and social influence

Skit/tableau on Categories of Socialization (p. 119)

Abnormal socialization - 3-circle Venn diagram

HW: Complete BLM 3.9 and bring in a picture that represents socialization

17

Psychology assignments returned

Academic progress - track yourself

 

Freakonomics: Can you bribe a 9th grader?  What are the rewards? Connect to Psychology and Sociology

 

 

18 

Agents of socialization - groups connect pictures to concepts (use BLM 3.11)

 

 

 

 

19 

Groups present posters for peer feedback

 

APA citation activity

Videos: socialization and gender

 

Criteria for Social Groups

- make sure your groups fit the criteria for the assignment

October 22

 

Work period for culminating task - BYO computer if needed.

 

Use the Social Groups criteria

23

Sociology Analysis Due

Unit 2: Social Science and Me

Chapter 4 Anthropology and Me

Watch Cyborg Anthropology and discuss

HW: Read p. 137, give examples of assimilation and multiculturalism, answer #2

24

Discuss Canadian culture (p. 137)

Rites of Passage - define and brainstorm.

Apply 3-stage process to an example

HW: Complete your assigned section of the worksheet Rites of Passage

25

Discuss in groups and fill in the rest of the chart.  Discuss question #2

 

Introduce Culminating Activity: Interview with an Informant

 

Body Modification - I Read, I Think, Therefore p. 142

 

Watch Skin Stories and read Discussion

 

HW: Write a paragraph on the role of tattoo and body modification in your life/Canadian culture.

 

 

26

Design your own tattoo and explain how it reflects your culture/role or values.

 

Prepare for fishbowl debate on adolescence

October 29 

Fishbowl Debate on extended adolescence

Cultural construction of gender p. 146: Symbols, classifications, values, behaviours

HW: Body Image in Niger p. 147-148 - complete Critical Thinker's Notes

30 

Discuss Body Image in Niger

 

How Manly is this?

4 corners Discussion

HW: Read p. 148-151

 

31

Finish BLM 4.Answer #2 and 3

Video - alternate gender identity

 

Did your ideas change? 

 

 

November 1 

Killing us Softly

 

How is femininity culturally constructed?

2

Tough Guise

How is masculinity culturally constructed?

November 5 

 

Review Research skills p. 135 - complete Research and Inquiry Skills Anticipation Guide

 

Review Ch. 4.1 topics using BLM 4.11. Brainstorm research questions

 

 

Hot and Cold Climates

Technological Diffusion

Read p. 155 and answer #2 and #2 p. 155

 

TED Talk: The Web as random acts of kindness

7

Technological Diffusion - apply to Yir Yoront, TED talk and add research question to 4.11

HW: Read p. 156-157, answer Pause and Think Questions, complete 4.12

Language and Culture - Important/Interesting and add research question to 4.11

Start Economic Systems Jigsaw (4.13)

9

Cultural Show and Tell

Remembrance Day Assembly

 

November 12 

Finish jigsaw

Introduce Globalization Triangle Debate

HW: Prepare arguments see TED talks:

Jan Chipchase: Anthropology of Mobile Phones

 

Thomas Thwaites: How I built a toaster from scratch

13 

Debate on Globalization

 

Culture and Kinship - intro family diagram assignment

 

HW: Read p. 166-168 and complete a 3-circle Venn diagram comparing the Bhil, the Dobe Ju/Hoansi and Canadian kinship systems

14

Discuss homework

Add questions to 4.11

 

Functions of Marriage 

Fill in Ranking Sheet BLM4.17

Fill out BLM 4.11: Family and Kinship Systems

HMWK: Read p. 172-174 

 

15 

Discuss Monogamy 

Discuss two types of Polygamy 

Fill out advantages and disadvantages on BLM 4.18

 

Monogamy and marriage

Watch Patterns of Love

HMWK: Read p. 175 on Family Roles and Culture

16

PD day

November 19 

Read P 175 "Self-Concept in Western and East Asian Families" and compare the two views of self-concept using the Venn Diagram

20 

 

21  22  23
November 26  27  28  29  30

December 3 

Start a blog and comment on my blog

Videos: marshmallow experiment

Piano Keys

 

Groups read, discuss and connect studies in attitude and motivation (p. 222-226) - possibilities for the blog

 

Blog Day

Write your first post on your blog see  my blog for instructions

The most unethical experiments

7

Blog Day

December 10  11  12  13  14 
December 17 18 19 20 21

January 7

Work period for breaching experiment
Lab 214

8

Unit 3: Social Science and Us

Chapter 7.1
Evaluating Sources 318-9

Legal Systems and Culture 325-329

Religion and Ritual 330-336   BLM 7.9

9

 

Chapter 7.1
Religion and Ritual  330-336 -  BLM 7.9 case studies

Ethnicity 342-343

Inter vs. multi-culturalism 
347-8


Identity in Multicultural 351-352

Physical Discipline 352-3

10

 

Discuss Physical Discipline and Culture

 

Chapter 8.1
Psychology and Socialization 364-369 - jigsaw BLM 8.10

 

HW:
Prejudice 374-7  BLM 8.11

Need to watch A Class Divided from Chapter 3

11

Finish BLM 8.11

Watch Zimbardo's TED talk on the Psychology of Evil

 

Chapter 8.2
Influence of Family 380-383 Video, BLM 8.13, 8.14

Influence of Friends 384-386 BLM 8.15

Stockholm Syndrome article from Time Magazine 2009

January 14 

Groups discuss Chapter 8 topics - Important (3 points) Interesting (1)

 

Homework

Read Chapter 9.1

Social Identity  406-8 
Deviance  411-3  
Geography of Thought 412

Do Important/Interesting (3-5 points for all topics)

15

Discuss HW topics

Read together

Alienation p. 414 video

Chapter  9.1
Cults p. 418 and video - Killer Cults 



16 

Multiculturalism 425-7 BLM 9.6

 

Chapter 9.2
Social Institutions  434-44
Social Change p. 445 

17

 

 Finish all topics

Questions of Social Scientists presentation and analysis

18 

Begin Summative Case Study

Watch Video, discuss, start reading articles

January 21

Finish articles
Work on Summative

22

Work on Summative

23

Write Summative Part 1

24

Write Summative Part 2

25

Exams period 1

January 28

Exams period 2
Summative Part 3

29

Exams period 3

30

Exams period 4

31

February 1

Semester 2 Begins

 

 

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