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Social Interaction Theory: Ascribed, Achieved & Master Status

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Our _____ defines who we are in relation to others.

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1. John was born as a twin into an African-American family. He grew up and became the president of a company. Which of these is an ACHIEVED status?

2. How does social interaction affect people?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive quiz will test your knowledge by asking specifically about the particular facts and terms involved with the social interaction theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • What term defines who we are in relation to others
  • Examples of ascribed status and achieved status
  • Which status has the most impact on a person's identity
  • An example of master status

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sociology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about individual identity in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding social statuses and how they impact identities

Additional Learning

To learn more about the way we act and react in response to others, review the corresponding lesson titled Social Interaction Theory: Ascribed, Achieved & Master Status . This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the social interaction theory
  • Describe status
  • Examine achieved status, ascribed status, and master status
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