WALT: What best explains differences in educational achievement by ethnicity?

WILFs: Can describe patterns of achievement by ethnicity (C).... Can compare and contrast sociological explanations (B)... Can assess what best explains differential achievement in a supported judgement (A)

Lesson Development

Starter: Study the statistics given to you by Mr Walker. What patterns do they show and how could these patterns be explained?

 

1. Study the Presentation together and take notes

2. Complete the Cloze activity which will give you example studies for your revision

3. Play Walk the plank and Countdown until you are perfect on them

4. Plenary: Quiz Quiz Trade

 

Extension Revision

Plan answers for the following questions with your shoulder partner

 

  1. What is the purpose of education according to Marxists? Give examples of theorists and explain in depth
  2. What is the purpose of education according to Functionalists? Give examples of theorists and explain in depth
  3. How does social class impact on educational achievement? Give examples and evidence
  4. How does gender impact on educational achievement? Give examples and evidence
  5. What theories have been used to explain differntial achievement by gender?
  6. What theories have been used to explain differntial achievement by social class?
  7. What are the similarities and differences between Functionalists, Marxists and interactionists? Give examples and explain in detail
ethnicity (2).ppt
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FindsomeonerevissociologyAS[1].doc
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