Prejudice in the Classroom: Jigsaw Groups


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Which of the following is TRUE about the contact hypothesis?

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1. Why doesn't mere contact help reduce prejudice in schools?

2. All of the following are elements of a jigsaw classroom EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will help students understand what a jigsaw classroom is and how it benefits students. Use it before, during, or after you view the related lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who take this quiz can expect questions on:

  • Contact hypothesis
  • The elements of a jigsaw classroom
  • Benefits of a jigsaw classroom
  • How jigsaw classrooms lower prejudice

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social psychology lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of jigsawing students in a classroom
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as contact hypothesis and jigsaw classroom
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the elements and benefits of a jigsaw classroom

Additional Learning

For more information on jigsaw classrooms, check out the accompanying lesson titled Prejudice in the Classroom: Jigsaw Groups. It will meet the following objectives:

  • Define terms such as contact hypothesis and jigsaw classroom
  • Describe the history of jigsaw classrooms
  • Understand how jigsaw classrooms work
  • Identify the benefits of a jigsaw classroom