In persuasive writing, many students have trouble writing a clear thesis statement on what their essay is truly about. In the lesson Teaching Thesis Statements with Movie Trailers, students get to break down what is actually involved in a thesis statement and what happens when the statement is vague- as teachers we feel that we get misled often!Movie trailers are a good tool to use in teaching thesis statements because it is relatable to almost every student- they have to admit they would…
Persuasive Writing- Teaching Thesis Statements with Movie Trailers!
"The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden." ~ Pierre Bourdieu [Click on this image to find a bundle of videos and short analyses related to the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu]
Durkheimian sociology vs. Weberian sociology [follow these links to find a bundle of clips related to these two classic social theorists: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/category/weber/1.html and http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/category/durkheim/1.html]