Sunday, 4 October 2015

Social Stratification

In our Social studies in English lesson we talked about social stratification. Students enjoy the lesson as they started it playing heads or tails. They had 5 coins each and had to earn as many as possible in two minutes. That's how they created their class pyramid of wealth.

Later students worked on stereotypical view of class system in a society. They had to decide if it still exists or maybe we are a classless society.

They created their own pyramid with the examples given. This is what they decided on:          
However, when they read between the lines and got the stories of the people mentioned above, they slightly change their minds:

Another group thought differently:

In the end we had a debate: Can we really easily tell that classes in society exist? And... more importantly: Are people what others think they are?

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