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What Is Sociology?: Crash Course Sociology #1

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What Is Sociology?: Crash Course Sociology #1

URL:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnCJU6PaCio&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMJ-AfB_7J1538YKWkZAnGA&index=2

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Overview:

Today we kick off Crash Course Sociology by explaining what exactly sociology is. We’ll introduce the sociological perspective and discuss how sociology differentiates itself from the other social sciences. We’ll also explore what sociology can do, and how a concern with social problems was at the center of sociology's beginnings.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Sociology
1 ) Describe the development of sociology as a social science field of study.

•  Identifying important figures in the field of sociology, including Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, and W. E. B. Du Bois
•  Identifying characteristics of sociology, including functional integration, power, social action, social structure, and culture
Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Sociology
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Discuss influential researchers and figures in sociology.
  • Describe major ideas studied by sociologists.
  • Differentiate sociology from other social sciences.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • sociology
  • functional integration
  • power
  • social action
  • social structure
  • culture
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Basic concepts in sociology. Influential sociologists throughout history, including Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, and WEB DuBois.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Compare and contrast sociological concepts.
  • Trace the historical development of sociology as a social science.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
    There are different concepts in sociology, such as functional integration, power, social action, social structure, and culture.
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Author: Ginger Boyd