Unit XIV Social Psychology

Unit XIV Unit Plan: This is just the Unit Plan, you will need to get the full Unit Packet from me.

Unit XIV Note Taking Guide: Here is the note taking guide for the Textbook, the note taking guide in the packet contains additional terms that are not included in your textbook.  You can use either note taking guide.

Unit XIV Advanced Outline Note Taking Guide: You can choose to use this document to take your notes out of the book and during class.  Because there are additional terms on this note taking guide, you will receive extra credit for using this one.

Unit XIV Assignments: All of your assignments for this unit are (or will be) rolled up into this one document.  Write straight onto this document and submit the completed document via Canvas at the end of the unit.

Instructions for Basic Training: Remember, this activity is an extra credit activity and not required.

Unit XIV Textbook PowerPoint: We will not be using this PowerPoint in class, but you can use it to study from if you would like.

Lessons & Assignment Instructions for Unit XIV

Attitudes, Persuasion, & Attribution PowerPoint
-Extra Credit: If you use a political candidate or political topic.

Conformity & Obedience PowerPoint
-Conformity Extra Credit: Violate Social Norms, instructions are on the "Conformity" handout.
-Obedience Extra Credit: Watch "The Torture Question" online at PBS Frontline and summarize in one page what you learned about the disposition and situation of the accused soldiers.

Groupthink PowerPoint on Invasion of Iraq
-Groupthink Extra Credit:  If you complete the assignment using the examples from our Iraq discussion in class, you can watch "Twelve Angry Men" and look for examples for each term in the film.
-Groupthink Extra Credit: Watch the PBS Frontline "War Behind Close Doors" and identify examples of Groupthink.

Prejudice & Discrimination PowerPoint
-Prejudice Extra Credit: We discussed several films you can watch for extra credit, see list below.  Watch and write a one page paper that analyzes the film and the factors that promote prejudice and discrimination
  • Snow Falling On Cedars
  • The Help
  • The Butler
  • Remember the Titans
  • Lincoln
  • To Kill a Mocking Bird
  • Cry, The Beloved Country
  • Invictus
  • The Power of One
  • Book: The Souls of Black Folk
  • Book: Coming of Age in Mississippi
Aggression PowerPoint

Attraction PowerPoint 

Altruism PowerPoint

Unit 14 Packet:  Some of the assignments have been updated since this packet was made, but if you lost your packet that you received in class, this is a 90% solution.