Social Sciences Lesson Plans & Resources

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    Deviance Lesson Plan

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This course is for teachers who want to plan and supplement lessons for a variety of social science subjects. The course includes lesson plan outlines, discussion questions, writing prompts and links to short video lessons, among other supplemental teaching tools.
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12 chapters in Social Sciences Lesson Plans & Resources

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Lesson 1 - Deviance Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Deviance in Sociology: Definition, Theories & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Crime & Deviance Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Crime and Deviance in the U.S. Criminal Justice System: Punishment and Due Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Jury Trial and Selection in Civil Litigation  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Gun Control Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - What Is Gun Control? - Facts, Laws, Pros & Cons  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Jail Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Jails in the U.S.: Role & Administrative Issues  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Due Process Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - What Is Due Process in Crime Control? - Definition & Guarantees  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Capital Punishment Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Capital Punishment: Definition, Forms & Moral Arguments  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Legalism Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Legalism: Definition & Beliefs  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Alcatraz Prison Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 17 - Alcatraz Lesson for Kids: History & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Scottsboro Trial Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - The Scopes Trial and Scottsboro Trials: Summaries & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Harassment Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Harassment: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Child Abuse & Neglect Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - Chain of Custody Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Mock Trial Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Crime Scene Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - Ava Duvernay's 13th Discussion Questions
Lesson 27 - Deviance Activities
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Lesson 1 - What Is Culture? - Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - What Is Culture? - Material and Nonmaterial Culture  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Diversity Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - What is Diversity? - Definition & Meaning  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Danger of a Single Story Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Values Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - What Are Values, Morals & Ethics?  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Social Justice Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - What Is Social Justice? - Definition, Issues & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Stereotypes Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Prejudice, Discrimination & Stereotypes: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Social Justice Projects for High School Students
Lesson 13 - Discrimination Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - What Is Discrimination? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Genocide Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - What is Genocide? - Definition, History & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Nationalism Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - How Nationalism Impacts World Politics  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Cultural Identity Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Identity and Human Grouping: Cultural, Ethnic, Racial & Gender  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Counter-Culture Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Counter-Culture: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Counter-Culture of Post-War America  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Cultural Relativism Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Cultural Relativism in Sociology: Definition, Argument & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Ethnocentrism vs. Cultural Relativism  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Ethnocentrism Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Ethnocentrism in Sociology: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Culture Shock Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Culture Shock: Definition, Stages & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Cultural Heritage Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Cultural Heritage: Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Culture Iceberg Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Culture Iceberg: Theory & Model  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Diversity Flag Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Diversity Flag: Definition & Meanings  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - Peace Building: Definition & Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 38 - Cultural Relativism Activities
Lesson 39 - Racism Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 40 - Cross-Cultural Communication Lesson Plan
Lesson 41 - National Stereotypes Lesson Plan
Lesson 42 - Diversity Activities for College Students
Lesson 43 - Diversity Activities for Kids
Lesson 44 - Hispanic Heritage Month Activities
Lesson 45 - Identity Unit Plan
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Lesson 1 - Social Psychology Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Psychology Science Fair Projects for High School
Lesson 3 - Nature vs. Nurture Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Classical Conditioning Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Abstract Thinking Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Compassion Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Psychology of Cults Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Hypnosis Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Consciousness Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Inside the Teenage Brain Frontline Discussion Questions
Lesson 11 - Guided Imagery Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Guided Imagery: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Positive Psychology Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Group Dynamics Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Personality in Psychology Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Needs & Wants Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Wants vs. Needs in Psychology  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Helping Others Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Psychology of Helping Others  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Personality Traits Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Cult of Personality Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - What is a Cult of Personality? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Personality Types Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Personality & Personality Types: Examples & Descriptions  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Psychological Warfare Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - What is Psychological Warfare? - Definition, Techniques & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Jane Elliot's Brown Eyes vs. Blue Eyes Experiment
Lesson 28 - Learned Helplessness Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Declarative vs. Procedural Knowledge Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Cognitive Skills in Children Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - Activities of Daily Living Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Cause and Effect Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - Multiple Intelligences Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - ESP Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Family Life & Systems Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Breaking Social Norms Project Ideas
Lesson 38 - Nature vs. Nurture Discussion Questions
Lesson 39 - AP Psychology Final Project Ideas
Lesson 40 - Brain Project Ideas for Psychology
Lesson 41 - Classical Conditioning Project Ideas
Lesson 42 - Abnormal Psychology Discussion Questions
Lesson 43 - Discussion Questions about Phobias
Lesson 44 - The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil Discussion Questions
Lesson 45 - Myers-Briggs Activities for Students
Lesson 46 - Personality Mask Project Ideas
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Lesson 1 - Social Darwinism Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Language Lesson Plan
Lesson 3 - Movies for Sociology Class
Lesson 4 - Sociology Class Activities
Lesson 5 - Sociology Projects for High School Students
Lesson 6 - Family Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Peace Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Social Development Theory Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Globalization Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Cultural Diversity Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Cultural Diffusion Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Collective Consciousness Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Cultural Artifacts Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Social Stratification Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Division of Labor Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Pop Culture Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 17 - Pop Culture: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Family Life Cycle Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - American Class System Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Social-Cognitive Learning Theory Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Ethnography Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Adoption Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - Communication Process Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Overview of Sociology Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Types of Conflict Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - Asking for Help Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Family Tradition Project Ideas
Lesson 28 - 5th Grade Heritage Project Ideas
Lesson 29 - Hatupatu and the Birdwoman Activities
Lesson 30 - Including Samuel Discussion Questions
Lesson 31 - Social Justice Discussion Questions
Lesson 32 - Left Neglected Discussion Questions
Lesson 33 - The Souls of Black Folk Discussion Questions
Lesson 34 - Whistling Vivaldi Discussion Questions
Lesson 35 - Teaching Critical Theory

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