Sociology Standards


Domain 4: Social Stratification and Inequality

SST-HS.SOC.D4

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HS (SST) Social Studies Standard

Sociology Domain 4

SST-HS.SOC.D4 Social Stratification and Inequality


Benchmarks

  • SST-HS.SOC.D4.1 Explain common patterns of social inequality and the impact on groups.
  • SST-HS.SOC.D4.2 Explain how racism, sexism, and ageism have evolved over time.
  • SST-HS.SOC.D4.3 Explain the relationship between social institutions and inequality.
  • SST-HS.SOC.D4.4 Explain individual, group, and social responses to inequality.

Calculation Method for Domains

Domains are larger groups of related  benchmarks. So the domain is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. So click on the benchmark identifier below each domain to access the learning targets and proficiency scales for each domain.


SST-HS.SOC.D4.1

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HS Sociology (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Domain 4: Social Stratification and Inequality

SST-HS.SOC.D4.1 Explain common patterns of social inequality and the impact on groups.

Guiding Topics: Privilege, power, racial and ethnic inequality, gender inequality, class inequality, life chances, social problems, inter- and intra- group conflict


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.SOC.D4.2

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HS Sociology (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Domain 4: Social Stratification and Inequality

SST-HS.SOC.D4.2 Explain how racism, sexism, and ageism have evolved over time.

Guiding Topics: Glass ceiling, glass escalator, mandatory retirement


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.SOC.D4.3

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HS Sociology (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Domain 4: Social Stratification and Inequality

SST-HS.SOC.D4.3 Explain the relationship between social institutions and inequality.

Guiding Topics: Distribution of power, counter-inequality efforts


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.SOC.D4.4

BPS-S SST Sociology logo
HS Sociology (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Domain 4: Social Stratification and Inequality

SST-HS.SOC.D4.4 Explain individual, group, and social responses to inequality.

Guiding Topics: Meals on Wheels, food pantries, welfare, Red Cross


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window