Social Psychology Lesson Plan Archive 2019-2020

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 1

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Introduce class policies including expectations and grading.
  2. Define what positive psychology is.
  3. Identify the six skills of positive psychology.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Activity:  Pass out and go over the course syllabus.

Activity:  Issue class textbooks.

Activity:  Roundtable discussing of human interaction and happiness.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Activity:  Introduce Positive Psychology and create classroom introductions.

Activity:  Happiness Survey

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Activity:  Student Introductions

Video “Happy (www.thehappymovie.com)

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video Finish viewing “Happy"

Activity:  Count Your Blessings - Week #1

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 2

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Define what social psychology is and topics that will be examined in class.
  2. Identify three ways of measuring test reliability.
  3. Identify the three items required for a standardized test to be fair and useful.
  4. Explain test standardization and how test validity is assessed.
  5. Explain the various views of intelligence.
  6. Identify two types of IQ tests.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Due For Turn-In: Course syllabus parent signature page.

Activity:  Student Introductions

Activity:  Introduce Semester Happiness Project

Video:  Students will view Discovering Psychology: Testing and Intelligence and complete a video guide while viewing this film.

Assignment:  Notebook Assignment #1

Essay Question - Using full and complete sentences, write a narrative response telling about a time when you took a test that you felt was unfair.  Explain why you felt the test was unfair and what would have been a more fair method of testing.  DO NOT IDENTIFY A TEACHER OR INSTRICTOR’S NAME IN YOUR RESPONSE.  You are to focus on the test itself of the interpretation of the results, not on the classroom teacher.  This is due on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Activity Student Introductions

Assignment Review:  Discuss the responses from Notebook Assignment #1 in class.

AssignmentNotebook Assignment #2 - Read pages 343-347 (Characteristics of Psychological Tests) in your text.  Complete the assignment questions while reading this section.  This is due on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Activity Student Introductions

Due For Possible Turn-In:  Notebook Assignment #2

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 1 - Characteristics of Psychological Tests (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment:  Multiple Intelligences Test (https://www.literacynet.org/mi/assessment/findyourstrengths.html) Complete and turn in your results page.  This will be discussed in Monday's class.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Activity Student Introductions

Assignment:  Notebook Assignment #3 - Read pages 348-357 entitled Intelligence Testing”.  Students should complete Notebook Assignment #3 questions while reading this section.  This assignment is due on Monday, February 10, 2020.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 3

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Explain the various views of intelligence.
  2. Identify two types of IQ tests.
  3. Identify the most widely used aptitude tests, achievement tests, and interest tests.
  4. Explain the application of aptitude tests and interest tests.
  5. Identify the most widely used personality tests.
  6. Describe the uses of personality tests.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Activity:  Student Introductions

Activity:  Count Your Blessings - Week 2 - This was not completed in last Thursday's class.

Assignment Due:  Notebook Assignment #3 covering Intelligence Testing

Assignment Review:  Discuss/Correct the responses from Notebook Assignment #2 in class.

Assignment:  Notebook Assignment #4 - Read pages 359-362 entitled “Measuring Achievement, Abilities, and Interests.  Students should complete Notebook Assignment #4 questions while reading this section.  This assignment is due on Thursday, February 13, 2020.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Activity Student Introductions

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 2 - Intelligence Testing  (Blank Student Copy). We will also share responses from Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences Survey taken last week in class.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Activity Student Introductions

Activity:  How Smart Are You? - MENSA Screening Test

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Activity Student’s were given the class period for studying.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 4

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Explain the various views of intelligence.
  2. Identify two types of IQ tests.
  3. Identify the most widely used aptitude tests, achievement tests, and interest tests.
  4. Explain the application of aptitude tests and interest tests.
  5. Identify the most widely used personality tests.
  6. Describe the uses of personality tests.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Activity Student Introductions

Assignment Review:  Discuss/Correct the responses from Notebook Assignment #3 in class.

VideoHow Smart Can We Get?  - Students will view this film and complete a video guide while viewing the film.

Assignment Completion Check:  Notebook Assignment #4

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

VideoHow Smart Can We Get?  - Students will finish viewing this film and correct the video guide after viewing the film.

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 3 - Measuring Achievement, Abilities, and Interests  (Blank Student Copy).

Assignment Review:  Discuss/Correct the responses from Notebook Assignment #4 in class.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Quiz:  Notebook Quiz #1

AssignmentNotebook Assignment #5:  Read pages 363-368 covering Chapter 13 Section 4 of your text.  The section is entitled Personality Testing.  Students should complete Notebook Assignment #5 while reading this material.  This is due on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment Review:  Notebook Quiz #1

Due For Possible Turn-In:  Notebook Assignment #5

Activity:  Happiness Project Progress Check #1

Activity:  Count Your Blessings - Week 4

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 5

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Identify the most widely used personality tests.
  2. Describe the uses of personality tests.
  3. Define personality.
  4. Describe the major purposes of personality theories.
  5. List the major schools of personality theory.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 4 - Personality Testing  (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment Review:  Discuss/Correct the responses from Notebook Assignment #5 in class.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - Mid-Term - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Unit Review:  Students will receive the test questions covering Unit 2 Part 1 covering psycholocial testing.  Students will work together to complete these questions in preparation for the Unit 2 Part 1 test on March 10, 2020. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - Homeroom Schedule - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Video:  The Science of Personality  (https://vimeo.com/108898780)

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - Sub in Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Assignment:  Notebook Assignment #6 - Read pages 375-377 covering Chapter 14 Section 1 entitled Purposes of Personality Theories.  This is due on Monday, March 9, 2020.

Activity:  Count Your Blessings - Week 5

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 6

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Describe the major purposes of personality theories.
  2. List the major schools of personality theory.
  3. Explain Sigmund Freud’s structural concepts of personality.
  4. Describe Carl Jung’s theory of personality.
  5. Students will be able to identify Freud’s personality defense mechanisms.
  6. Describe Skinner’s theory of personality.
  7. Explain Bandura’s social cognitive theory of personality.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 5 - Purposes of Personality Theories  (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment Review:  Discuss/Correct the responses from Notebook Assignment #6 in class.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Test: Students will be taking a test covering Unit 2 Part 1 - Psychological Testing in class on this date.

Assignment:  Notebook Assignment #7 - Read pages 378-386 covering Chapter 14 Section 2 entitled Psychoanalytic Theories.  This is due on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 6 - Purposes of Personality Theories (Blank Student Copy) - Students will be going over parts I-III. (I. Introduction, II. Sigmund Freud and the Unconscious, and III. The Id, Ego, and Superego).

Assignment Completion Work Time:  Notebook Assignment #7 - Read pages 378-386 covering Chapter 14 Section 2 entitled Psychoanalytic Theories.  This is due on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Test Review: Students will have their Unit 2 Part 1 tests covering Psychological Testing returned and reviewed in class on this date.  These were given on Tuesday of this week.

Notes:  Unit 2 Part 6 - Purposes of Personality Theories (Blank Student Copy) - Students will be going over parts IV-VI. (IV. Defense Mechanisms, V. Evaluating Freud’s Contribution, and VI. In Freud’s Footsteps).

Activity:  Defense Mechanism Identification Worksheet

Due For Possible Turn-In:  Notebook Assignment #7

Activity:  Count Your Blessings - Week 6

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 7

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Describe the major purposes of personality theories.
  2. List the major schools of personality theory.
  3. Explain Sigmund Freud’s structural concepts of personality.
  4. Describe Carl Jung’s theory of personality.
  5. Students will be able to identify Freud’s personality defense mechanisms.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 (www.cnn.com/studentnews)

Video:  Biography - Sigmund Freud - Analysis of the Mind

Assignment Review:  Discuss Happiness Project modifications due to COVID-19 concerns.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Review:  Notebook Assignment #7

Assignment Review:  Go over Defense Mechanisms Worksheet

Quiz Review:  Go over Notebook Quiz #2 in class.  These were given in class last Wednesday.

Test Review: Students will have their Unit 2 Part 1 tests covering Psychological Testing returned and reviewed in class on this date.  These were given on Tuesday of last week.

Monday, March 23, 2020 - School Closed Due To State Order

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - School Closed Due To State Order

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - School Closed Due To State Order

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - School Closed Due To State Order

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