• HW # 1: Research in Sociology

    Directions:

    1. Read A Down to Earth Approach Text Chapter 5 (pages 124-143), and define the terms below on a separate sheet of paper.  This sheet of paper will become part of the Vocabulary component of your Learnging Journal.  
    2. (HONORS ONLY) Leave space within your notebook for the text support example. 
    3. (HONORS ONLY) All terms require text support from Nickel and Dimed and MLA page #

    (HONORS ONLY) Example MLA Page #: Rapport: She discusses how she "makes friends, over time, with other 'girls' who work my shift...," (Ehrenreich 36)

     

    1. Research Model/Scientific Method (and the steps involved)
    2. Research Methods
    3. Participant Observation/Fieldwork
    4. Rapport
    5. Generalizability
    6. Deception (In class term; do not define yet, and no example or text support needed for the Honors classes) 

     

    HW # 2: Social Class 

    Directions:

    1. Read A Down to Earth Approach Text Chapter 10 (pages 256-286), and define the terms below on a separate sheet of paper.  This sheet of paper will continue the Vocabulary component of your Learnging Journal.  
    2. (HONORS ONLY) Leave space within your notebook for the text support example. 
    3. (HONORS ONLY) All terms require text support from Nickel and Dimed and MLA page #

    (HONORS ONLY) Example MLA Page #: Rapport: She discusses how she "makes friends, over time, with other 'girls' who work my shift...," (Ehrenreich 36)

    1. Social class/Socioeconomic Status
    2. Prestige
    3. U.S. Social Class Ladder & Terms for Social Classes (no example or text support needed)
    4. Social Mobility
    5. The American Dream
    6. Poverty Line
    7. Deferred Gratification