Category: General Certificate of Secondary Education
This is an all-in-one revision guide and exam practice workbook for Key Stage 4. Written by experienced test markers, it shows how each student can follow their level, test their knowledge, check their answers and improve.
Exam board: AQA Level: GCSE Subject: Sociology First teaching: September 2017 First exams: Summer 2019 Target success in AQA GCSE Sociology with this proven formula for effective, structured revision. Key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes, every student can: - Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner - Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage - Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers - Enhance exam responses using relevant case studies for each topic - Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid
Thoroughly revised and fully updated, An Introduction to Sociology gives concise yet comprehensive coverage of all the topics specified by the GCSE examining boards. The second edition was described by the AQA′s Chief Examiner for GCSE Sociology as establishing ′the standard for textbooks at this level′ – this new edition builds on the book′s existing achievements. New material is found throughout the book, including substantive new sections on gender, identity, citizenship, education, new social movements, poverty and the welfare state, religion, the mass media, work and leisure, and population. The book has been carefully designed to support and extend students′ learning. Each chapter begins with a summary of the key issues to be covered, and goes on to highlight important terms, which are then explained in a clear glossary. Summaries at the end of each chapter, a lively range of new activities and discussion points, the use of websites, as well as helpful suggestions for coursework, all add to the book′s value as a learning and teaching resource. Student–friendly cartoons, tables, diagrams, and photographs – and the re–designed internal lay–out – also enliven the text, making sociology seem exciting and relevant to students of all interests and abilities. The new edition of this highly successful textbook will prove invaluable to anyone taking an introductory sociology course, especially at GCSE and related levels. Students taking AS and A–level – as well as Access, nursing, and health and social care courses – will also find the book provides an easy and fun introduction to studying sociology.
Exam board: AQA Level & subject: GCSE Sociology First teaching: September 2017 First exams: June 2019 Develop the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the AQA GCSE exams. The third edition of this popular textbook has been fully updated to provide complete coverage of the 2017 AQA Sociology specification, with fresh, contemporary case studies, engaging activities and a focus on research skills, theory and making connections between topics. * Fully matched to the 2017 AQA specification including coverage of all key terms and concepts * New 'Focus on theory' activities get students thinking about the various theories and approaches in sociology * New 'Focus on skills' discussion and written activities equip students with the skills they need for their exams * New 'Focus on research' activities have been carefully developed to equip students to hone their research skills for example by designing research or answering questions on an extract from a piece of research * Coverage of all key sociologists in the 2017 specification readings clearly highlighted in the 'Focus on key thinkers' feature * Exam-style questions, sample answers and helpful examiner commentary for each AQA topic show students how to do well in exams and avoid common pitfalls * Clear differentiation for each lesson including stretch and challenge activities * Students are encouraged to identify links between topics and perspectives, and reflect upon them with our new 'Making connections' feature * Written by an author team with significant teaching and examining experience * Accompanying Teacher Guide provides additional activities and exam-focussed support for every chapter in the Student Book.
Exam Board: AQA Level: GCSE Subject: Sociology First Teaching: September 2017 First Exam: June 2019 Progressively develop students' subject knowledge, conceptual understanding and critical thinking skills with a wealth of targeted activities, guidance and assessment preparation tailored to the 2017 AQA GCSE Sociology specification. - Aid understanding of the main points and core concepts with key content summaries and accessible diagrams - Improve research skills with topical examples and methods in context sections for every topic - Extend learning and enhance responses with extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading - Prepare students for assessment with skills-building activities and practice questions developed for the new specification
Create confident, literate and well-prepared students with this skills-focused, topic-specific workbook. - Prepare students to meet the demands of Paper 1 of the 2017 AQA GCSE (9-1) Sociology specification by practising exam technique and developing literacy skills - Supplement key resources such as textbooks to adapt easily to existing schemes of work - Reinforce and apply topic understanding with flexible material for classwork or revision - Create opportunities for self-directed learning and assessment with answers to tasks and activities supplied online
The Sociology GCSE for AQA Teacher's Guide offers a variety of additional actvities that will take the hard work out of lesson preparation and and create stimulating, engaging and acessible learning opportunities for students.
Exam Board: AQALevel & Subject: GCSE (9-1) Sociology (7191, 7192)First teaching: September 2017 First exams: June 2019Exam practice for the new, more challenging AQA GCSE (9-1) Sociology specification.Written by practising teachers and examiners, this pack provides six complete exam papers to help your students practise the new question formats. Answers, indicative content and a range of sample responses will support your marking and allow you to assess progress with ease throughout the course.*A detailed introduction provides sample answers for each question type to represent Grade 4/5 and Grade 8/9 achievement.*Tips and worked examples to help students improve their exam performance.*Readymade answers and indicative content can be used with students to assess their own work.*All the content is also provided in PDF form for you to print and share with your classes.
Exam Board: AQALevel: GCSE 9-1Subject: SociologyFirst Teaching: September 2017; First Exams: June 2019 This Collins AQA Sociology GCSE 9-1 Workbook contains topic-based questions as well as a full practice paper and answers. With lots of realistic practice opportunities for a variety of different exam-style questions. With a workbook and practice exam paper in one book, it contains plenty of practice opportunities to ensure the best results. Includes:* selection of questions covering each topic* topic-by-topic practice* complete exam-style paper
The second edition of Ken Browne′s highly successful Introducing Sociology for AS–level provides in–depth and up–to–date coverage of the complete specification for AQA AS–level sociology. The first edition of this book was widely praised for its comprehensive coverage, and student–friendly style. In this second edition, all of the chapters have been revised to include new studies, reports and statistics. Key sociological terms are now systematically highlighted all the way through the book, and included in a comprehensive glossary, with fresh questions and activities added to develop and test students′ understanding further. Fuller consideration of issues of identity has been given throughout the text. More detailed advice has been provided on coursework, including a top–mark example to show students exactly what they have to do to achieve the highest grades. What′s more, two authentic exam questions are now included on every topic. Pitched at exactly the right level for AS sociology, the book provides all the tools necessary to help students achieve top grades, and a sound basis for progression to A2. A host of cartoons, photographs, graphs, tables, and spider diagrams help to enliven the text, as well as reinforcing key issues. Web sites and web–based activities are included throughout, encouraging students to engage with the most recent social changes, and developments in sociology. Although it assumes no previous knowledge of sociology, its dedicated and in–depth coverage of all the AQA′s AS topics provides a useful reference tool for the synoptic elements at A2. The second edition of Introducing Sociology for AS Level combines sociological rigour and accessibility in a way unrivalled by any other book at this level. It will be an invaluable resource to anyone following the AQA specifications.
This stimulating textbook provides an excellent understanding of Sociology and equips students with the skills they need to succeed in the AQA GCSE exam. Packed with full-colour illustrations and up-to-date figures, offering excellent coverage of the new Sociology specification for AQA, the second edition of this very successful Sociology textbook is: * extremely thorough - provides in depth coverage of the spec with a wide range of activities * fully up-to-date and fully re-researched * user-friendly - and full of activities that teachers can use immediately to engage students * accessible - the language is appropriate for 14-16-year olds so that they can grasp the academic concepts * assessment focussed - with sample exam questions at the end of each chapter and frequent 'check your understanding' features * clearly differentiated throughout
Sociology by Stephen Moore,Steve Chapman,Dave Aiken
Sociology teachers exercise immense teaching and pedagogical skills to 'entertain' and motivate the generation of post-16 sociology students. This title seeks to develop a teaching and learning package to support teachers.
The most up-to-date coverage and the most in-depth exam support for AQA A-level Sociology, from the bestselling authors of Sociology: Themes and Perspectives. Exam Board: AQA Level & Subject: AS and A Level Sociology (7191, 7192) First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 This Student Book provides in-depth coverage of AQA's 2015 specifications, with chapters on Crime and deviance, Theory and methods and Beliefs in society. -The clear, easy to navigate structure is precisely mapped to the AQA specification, with chapters offering the depth, detail and clarity that students need to analyse and evaluate at the highest levels. -Support the full range of learners. Regular Summary' and Key Terms' boxes recap the main points and terminology for each section to consolidate understanding. -Detailed evaluation throughout stretches those aiming for the highest grades. In Now and Then' features, the authors of groundbreaking sociological studies re-evaluate their own work in their own words, helping students assess its relevance to contemporary society. -Build the skills required for exam success with A-level exam practice questions for each topic, supported by sample responses at different levels for each question and examiner guidance drawn from the findings of the first A-level exams. -Up-to-date: each Student Book covers the latest research, theoretical developments and studies, as well as government policy. Contemporary issues' features present up-to-date case studies, articles and data with questions asking students to apply sociological ideas to contemporary society. -Visually engaging: photographs with captions and activities draw students into topics, while panels from Sociology in Pictures give them a memorable snapshot of key methods and studies.
Social Science by Jonathan Blundell,Patrick McNeill,Janis Griffiths
Author: Jonathan Blundell,Patrick McNeill,Janis Griffiths
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Category: Social Science
Especially created by three experienced examiners and authors involved in the AQA and OCR specifications, this series has been developed using their teaching and learning experiences of the specifications. This ground-breaking set of resources encapsulates the knowledge, understanding and skills required for the AS exam.
Written by senior examiners to meet the AQA/B specification, this text aims to help both higher and foundation students develop skills needed for the exam. It has sample questions, guidance on how to answer them and practical advice on how the exam will be marked and what examiners are looking for.
Unlock your full potential with this revision guide which focuses on the key content and skills you need to know for AQA GCSE Citizenship Studies. My Revision Notes: AQA GCSE Citizenship Studies has been designed to thoroughly prepare you for the AQA GCSE Citizenship Studies short and full course examinations. It covers each theme in the specification: Community Action and Active Citizenship; Being a Citizenship in the UK: Democracy and Identity; Fairness and Justice; Global Issues and Making a Difference. · Helps you to revise the essential information you need to know for the exam · Improves your exam skills with practice questions and accompanying model answers online · Tests your knowledge and understanding with activities and online quick quizzes
A Practical Guide to Planning and Delivering Outstanding Lessons
Author: Andrew B. Jones
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Teaching Sociology Successfully is a comprehensive guide to teaching, learning and delivering sociology, not only with success but with confidence. Carefully combing insightful anecdotes and practical ideas with key theoretical concepts on planning, learning styles and assessment, this book is an essential tool for both new and experienced teachers of sociology. Each chapter focuses on a particular aspect of the teaching and learning process – from preparing to teach the subject for the first time to measuring student progress over time – in an approachable yet rigorous way. This practical guide will help you to: improve your knowledge of specifications and syllabuses at GCSE and AS/A Level; provide the best pedagogic approaches for teaching sociology; think about learning styles, skills and capacities in relation to teaching sociology; gain practical ideas and activities for improving student’s argumentation, evaluation and essay writing skills; apply strategies for teaching abstract sociological theories and concepts; make the teaching of research methods engaging and interesting; deal with practical issues such as planning and assessing learning; encourage students’ independent learning and revision; connect ICT, social networking websites and the mass media to further students’ sociological knowledge; tackle the thorny issues of politics and controversial topics. Drawing on the author’s own experiences, Teaching Sociology Successfully helps readers to identify, unpack and negotiate challenges common to those teaching sociology. Complete with a variety of pedagogical resources, it provides tasks and further reading to support CPD and reflective practice. This book will be an invaluable tool for students on PGCE social science training courses, as well as School Direct candidates and undergraduates studying BEds in similar fields.
by MIKE. HOLBORN HARALAMBOS (MARTIN.),Michael Haralambos,Martin Holborn
The most up-to-date coverage and the most in-depth exam support for AQA A-level Sociology, from the bestselling authors of Sociology: Themes and Perspectives. Exam Board: AQA Level & Subject: AS and A Level Sociology (7191, 7192) First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 This Student Book provides in-depth coverage of AQA's 2015 specifications, with chapters on Education, Research methods, Methods in context and Families and households. -The clear, easy to navigate structure is precisely mapped to the AQA specification, with chapters offering the depth, detail and clarity that students need to analyse and evaluate at the highest levels. -Support the full range of learners. Regular Summary' and Key Terms' boxes recap the main points and terminology for each section to consolidate understanding. -Detailed evaluation throughout stretches those aiming for the highest grades. In Now and Then' features, the authors of groundbreaking sociological studies re-evaluate their own work in their own words, helping students assess its relevance to contemporary society. -Build the skills required for exam success with AS and A-level exam practice questions for each topic, supported by sample responses at different levels for each question and examiner guidance drawn from the findings of the first AS and A-level exams. -Up-to-date: each Student Book covers the latest research, theoretical developments and studies, as well as government policy. Contemporary issues' features present up-to-date case studies, articles and data with questions asking students to apply sociological ideas to contemporary society. -Visually engaging: photographs with captions and activities draw students into topics, while panels from Sociology in Pictures give them a memorable snapshot of key methods and studies.