Individuality vs. Conformity - Lesson
Level: Grades 9 - 12
Author: Robert Peregoodoff
Individuality vs. Conformity is part of a three-lesson unit designed to introduce students to the concept of popular culture and the role that it plays in their lives. In this lesson, students examine the pressures that exist to conform to popular culture and its effect on their lives.
- an understanding of the prevalence of popular culture in their daily lives
- an awareness of the pressures within popular culture to conform to its ideals
- an appreciation of the argumentative essay as a means of expressing an opinion
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.