Social Class Pyramids

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Aim: What does a social class pyramid tell us about the society which it represents?

Do Now: What is a social pyramid?

A hierarchy (order or ladder) of society (people)

Lesson Overview:

Item Approx Time
Do Now 3-5 Min
Activity 25 Min
Mini Lesson 10 Min
Discussion 5-7 Min

Contents

Ancient Egypt

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Feudalism - Europe

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Feudalism - Japan

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Pre 1789 - France

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Caste System - India

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Classwork & Homework

Lesson PowerPoint: Social Class Pyramid Review

Lesson Video: Slumdog Millionaire Trailer

Lesson Activity:

Homework: Complete a social class pyramid for the missing society not in today’s lesson. (hint: Slumdog Millionaire)

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