Soc

1/3/2011 Weekly questions, quizzes, TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUEs, and projects = 60% / Vocabulary, journal, miscellaneous assignments, participation = 40% creel.educatorpages.com  gcreel@chilton.k12.al.usINSTRUCTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER AND AMEND THIS SYLLABUS. 
Teacher work day
1/4/2011      
WEHS & RHS - First Day
1/5/201191 Introduction to sociology and social sciencesLecture & DiscussionIndependent work and Journal 
MHS - First Day    
1/6/201190 1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
 Identifying important figures in the field of sociology: i.e., Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, W. E. B. Du Bois

   
1/7/201189 1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
 Identifying important figures in the field of sociology: i.e., Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, W. E. B. Du Bois

   
1/10/201188SNOW DAY - NO SCHOOL    
     
1/11/201187 1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
 Identifying important figures in the field of sociology: i.e., Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, W. E. B. Du Bois

   
1/12/201186 1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
 Identifying important figures in the field of sociology: i.e., Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, W. E. B. Du Bois

   
1/13/201185 1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
 Identifying important figures in the field of sociology: i.e., Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, W. E. B. Du Bois

   
1/14/201184TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
 Identifying important figures in the field of sociology: i.e., Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, W. E. B. Du Bois

   
1/17/2011 MLK DAY - NO SCHOOL    
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School    
1/18/201183 1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
  Identifying characteristics of sociology: i.e., functional integration, power, social action, social structure, culture   
1/19/201182 1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
  Identifying characteristics of sociology: i.e., functional integration, power, social action, social structure, culture   
1/20/201181 1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
  Identifying characteristics of sociology: i.e., functional integration, power, social action, social structure, culture   
1/21/201180TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE1.) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.


   
  Identifying characteristics of sociology: i.e., functional integration, power, social action, social structure, culture   
1/24/201179 2.) Identify methods and tools of research used by sociologists.


   
 Examples: surveys, polls, statistics, demographic information, case studies, participant observation, program evaluation
   
1/25/201178 2.) Identify methods and tools of research used by sociologists.


   
 Examples: surveys, polls, statistics, demographic information, case studies, participant observation, program evaluation
   
1/26/201177 2.) Identify methods and tools of research used by sociologists.


   
 Examples: surveys, polls, statistics, demographic information, case studies, participant observation, program evaluation
   
1/27/201176 2.) Identify methods and tools of research used by sociologists.


   
 Examples: surveys, polls, statistics, demographic information, case studies, participant observation, program evaluation
   
1/28/201175TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE2.) Identify methods and tools of research used by sociologists.


   
 Examples: surveys, polls, statistics, demographic information, case studies, participant observation, program evaluation
   
1/31/201174 3.) Describe how values and norms influence individual behavior.


   
 Comparing ways in which cultures differ, change, and resist change.    
2/1/201173 3.) Describe how values and norms influence individual behavior.


   
 Comparing ways in which cultures differ, change, and resist change.    
2/2/201172PROJECT 1 DUE3.) Describe how values and norms influence individual behavior.


   
 Comparing the use of various symbols within and across societies: i.e., objects, gestures, sounds, images   
2/3/201171 3.) Describe how values and norms influence individual behavior.


   
 Comparing the use of various symbols within and across societies: i.e., objects, gestures, sounds, images   
2/4/201170TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE3.) Describe how values and norms influence individual behavior.


   
 Comparing the use of various symbols within and across societies: i.e., objects, gestures, sounds, images   
2/7/201169 4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Contrasting violent crime, property crime, and victimless crime with white-collar crime

   
2/8/201168 4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Contrasting violent crime, property crime, and victimless crime with white-collar crime

   
2/9/201167 4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Contrasting violent crime, property crime, and victimless crime with white-collar crime

   
2/10/201166 4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Contrasting violent crime, property crime, and victimless crime with white-collar crime

   
2/11/201165TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Contrasting violent crime, property crime, and victimless crime with white-collar crime

   
2/14/201164 4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Comparing methods for dealing with antisocial behavior: i.e., imprisonment, restitution, community service, rehabilitation, education, therapy   
2/15/201163 4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Comparing methods for dealing with antisocial behavior: i.e., imprisonment, restitution, community service, rehabilitation, education, therapy   
2/16/201162 4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Comparing methods for dealing with antisocial behavior: i.e., imprisonment, restitution, community service, rehabilitation, education, therapy   
2/17/201161 4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Comparing methods for dealing with antisocial behavior: i.e., imprisonment, restitution, community service, rehabilitation, education, therapy   
2/18/201160TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE4.) Identify antisocial behaviors such as social deviance, addiction, terrorism, recidivism

   
 Comparing methods for dealing with antisocial behavior: i.e., imprisonment, restitution, community service, rehabilitation, education, therapy   
2/21/201159 5.) Describe how environment and genetics affect personality.


   
WEHS & RHS - Weather Day ?????Examples: self-concept, nature versus nurture, temperament   
2/22/201158 5.) Describe how environment and genetics affect personality.


   
 Examples: self-concept, nature versus nurture, temperament   
2/23/201157 5.) Describe how environment and genetics affect personality.


   
 Examples: self-concept, nature versus nurture, temperament   
2/24/201156PROJECT 2 DUE5.) Describe how environment and genetics affect personality.


   
 Examples: self-concept, nature versus nurture, temperament   
2/25/201155TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE5.) Describe how environment and genetics affect personality.


   
 Examples: self-concept, nature versus nurture, temperament   
2/28/201154 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
AHSGE - Reading    
3/1/201153 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
AHSGE - Language    
3/2/201152 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
AHSGE - Social Studies    
3/3/201151 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
AHSGE - Science    
3/4/201150 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
AHSGE - Math    
3/7/201149 6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
 Describing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/8/201148 6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
 Describing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/9/201147 6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
 Describing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/10/201146TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
WEHS - 9 week gradesDescribing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/11/201145RHS & MHS - Work independently on Assignments AND discussion as neededIndependent Studies for Class Projects   
WEHS - No School    
3/14/2011 NO SCHOOLMHS & WEHS - Spring Break   
MHS & WEHS & RHS - Spring Break    
3/15/2011 NO SCHOOLMHS & WEHS - Spring Break   
MHS & WEHS & RHS - Spring Break    
3/16/2011 NO SCHOOLMHS & WEHS - Spring Break   
MHS & WEHS & RHS - Spring Break    
3/17/2011 NO SCHOOLMHS & WEHS - Spring Break   
MHS & WEHS & RHS - Spring Break    
3/18/2011 NO SCHOOLMHS & WEHS - Spring Break   
MHS & WEHS & RHS - Spring Break    
3/21/201144 6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
 Describing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/22/201143 6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
 Describing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/23/201142 6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
 Describing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/24/201141 6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
 Describing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/25/201140TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE6.) Identify stages of development across the life cycle: i.e., birth, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, middle age, late adulthood

   
 Describing the value of birth cohorts as a research device
   
3/28/201139 7.) Describe types and characteristics of groups: i.e., social stratification, gender roles

   
 Explaining the significance of a social class: i.e., status ascription versus achievement, intergenerational social mobility, structural occupational change

   
3/29/201138PROJECT 3 DUE7.) Describe types and characteristics of groups: i.e., social stratification, gender roles

   
 Explaining the significance of a social class: i.e., status ascription versus achievement, intergenerational social mobility, structural occupational change

   
3/30/201137 7.) Describe types and characteristics of groups: i.e., social stratification, gender roles

   
 Identifying the importance of group dynamics: i.e., size, leadership, decision making // Identifying differences between the terms race and ethnicity   
3/31/201136 7.) Describe types and characteristics of groups: i.e., social stratification, gender roles

   
 Identifying the importance of group dynamics: i.e., size, leadership, decision making // Identifying differences between the terms race and ethnicity   
4/1/201135TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE7.) Describe types and characteristics of groups: i.e., social stratification, gender roles

   
 Identifying the importance of group dynamics: i.e., size, leadership, decision making // Identifying differences between the terms race and ethnicity   
4/4/201134 8.) Describe the structure and function of the family unit: i.e., structure-two parents, single parent; function-role of parent, role of child, role of spouses

   
 Comparing traditional, extended, nuclear, single-parent, and blended families

   
4/5/201133 8.) Describe the structure and function of the family unit: i.e., structure-two parents, single parent; function-role of parent, role of child, role of spouses

   
 Comparing traditional, extended, nuclear, single-parent, and blended families

   
4/6/201132 8.) Describe the structure and function of the family unit: i.e., structure-two parents, single parent; function-role of parent, role of child, role of spouses

   
 Identifying problems facing families: i.e., abuse, teen pregnancy, poverty, addiction, blended families, care of elderly family members   
4/7/201131 8.) Describe the structure and function of the family unit: i.e., structure-two parents, single parent; function-role of parent, role of child, role of spouses

   
 Identifying problems facing families: i.e., abuse, teen pregnancy, poverty, addiction, blended families, care of elderly family members   
4/8/201130TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE8.) Describe the structure and function of the family unit: i.e., structure-two parents, single parent; function-role of parent, role of child, role of spouses

   
 Identifying problems facing families: i.e., abuse, teen pregnancy, poverty, addiction, blended families, care of elderly family members   
4/11/201129 9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/12/201128 9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/13/201127 9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/14/201126 9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/15/201125TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/18/201124 9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/19/201123 9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/20/201122 9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/21/201121TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE9.) Identify the need for and purpose of social systems and institutions: i.e., schools, churches, voluntary associations, governments   
 Describing origins and beliefs of various religions   
4/22/2011 WEHS - Work independently on assignments AND discussion as needed     
MHS & RHS - Weather Day    
4/25/201120MHS & RHS - Link up between MHS & RHS will occur. Discussion as neededIndependent Studies for Class Projects   
WEHS - No School    
4/26/201119 10.) Describe social movement and social change.   
 Comparing various forms of collective behavior: i.e., mobs, riots, fads, crowds // Ident major social issues facing modern society: i.e., ethics of technology & gov   
4/27/201118PROJECT 4 DUE10.) Describe social movement and social change.   
 Contrasting the impact of the modern Civil Rights Movement, the Women's Movement, the Gun Rights Movement, & Environmental Movement in the USA   
5/5/201117 10.) Describe social movement and social change.   
 Contrasting the impact of the modern Civil Rights Movement, the Women's Movement, the Gun Rights Movement, & Environmental Movement in the USA   
4/29/201116TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE10.) Describe social movement and social change.   
 Contrasting the impact of the modern Civil Rights Movement, the Women's Movement, the Gun Rights Movement, & Environmental Movement in the USA   
5/2/201115 11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/3/201114 11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/4/201113 11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/5/201112TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/6/2011 RHS & WEHS - Work independently on assignments. Discussion as neededIndependent Studies for Class Projects   
MHS - Weather Day    
5/9/201111 11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/10/201110 11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/11/20119 11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/12/20118 11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/13/20117TEST & ASSIGNMENTS DUE11.) Contrast population patterns using the birth rate, death rate, migration rate, and dependency rate.   
 Identifying the impact of urbanization. // Describing the depletion of natural resources. // Projecting future population patterns
 
 
 
   
5/16/20116 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
     
5/17/20115 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
     
5/18/20114 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
     
5/19/20113 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
     
5/20/20112 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
     
5/23/20111 Hot Topics in Sociology Discussion   
     
5/24/20110Final Exams    
MHS - Final Exams    
5/25/2011      
     
5/26/2011      
MHS & RHS & WEHS - Last Day    
5/27/2011      
Teacher work day