Unit Title: Socialization
Content Standard: NH Frameworks
Standard Number (and/or) Text:
2.0 Essential Skills for Social Studies
Enduring Understandings: Students will be able to understand that Socialization is the cultural process of learning to participate in group life; recognize that all three theoretical perspectives agree that socialization is needed if cultural and societal values are to be learned; and to recognize that during childhood and adolescence, the major agents of socialization are family, school, peer group and mass media.
(Inquiry used to explore enduring understanding)
What moves an individual to think and act as they do.
Knowledge and Skills: (Competencies)
(Students will know and be able to)
I. The importance of Socialization 1. Define the term Socialization
A. Socialization and Personality 2. Discuss the role Socialization
plays in human development
B. Case studies on isolated
children 3. Explain key concepts of
socialization from the symbolic
ll. Socialization and the Self
A. The Functionalist and 4. Analyze the role of family,
Conflict perspective and the media socializing
on Socialization young
and Socialization 5. Discuss processes for socialization
Performance Tasks/Other Evidence:
Class discussion: how does advertising alter the way we think?
Class discussion: what is acceptable dress in our high school?
What is not? What explains the difference?
Class survey: your family values vs .your own. What are the similarities?
What are the differences?
Test combining both multiple choice and writing components