Lesson Plan

Individuality vs. Conformity - Lesson

Lesson Plan

Level: Grades 9 - 12

Author: Robert Peregoodoff

Overview

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.

Learning Outcomes

Students demonstrate:

  • 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.

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