Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media


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All of the following statements about socialization are true, EXCEPT:

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1. The agent of socialization that usually provides children with their first system of values, norms, and beliefs is their _____.

2. How does school act as an agent of socialization?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combination quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your understanding of socialization agents. These resources will assess your knowledge of the definitions and importance of different types of socialization agents, ensuring you understand the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Knowing which socialization agent is considered most important
  • Understanding when socialization takes place
  • Recalling what we may learn from each type of socialization agent

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related socialization agents lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how mass media works as a socialization agent in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how family, schools and peers influence socialization and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what we learn from the different types of socialization agents

Additional Learning

To learn more about socialization, review the accompanying lesson on Types of Socialization Agents. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defining socialization
  • Explaining the four types of socialization agents
  • Explaining the role and importance of each socialization agent