MONDAY, August 29, 2016

Topic of the day:

Introduction to Psychology

Daily Agenda:

Intro demo, Define psychology, Fact or Fiction, What we will be learning, Expectations, Syllabus

Homework:

*Have Syllabus signed by parent(s) by next class period (Tue, 8/30)


*Complete "Syllabus Scavenger Hunt"


*Summer Homework due Wednesday (8/31) by midnight






TUESDAY, August 30, 2016

Topic of the day:

Introduction to Psychology & History & Approaches

Daily Agenda:

Groups, Respect Agreement, Names, HW & Timeline Project Expectations

Homework:

*HW Question #1: Psych Approaches/Perspectives (Due Thur, 9/1)

o Name & define all 7 psychology approaches.

o Give examples of each of the 7 approaches.

o Be ready to answer this question completely next class period with an answer that is over 2 minutes long.

*Read Textbook Pages: 8-9
*Signed RESPECT AGREEMENT



WEDNESDAY, August 31, 2016
*NO CLASS
*Testing*

THURSDAY, September 1, 2016

Topic of the day:

History & Approaches

Daily Agenda:

Psych Approaches Group Work, History of Psych, Soft Skills,
Timeline Project Work-Time

Homework:

*Read Textbook Pages: 2-5
*Choose famous psychologist & begin working on Timeline Project (Due Wed, 9/7)



FRIDAY, September 2, 2016

Topic of the day:

History & Approaches

Daily Agenda:

Outrageous Celebrity, Timeline Project Work-Time

Homework:

*Timeline Project due on Wed, September 7th

*HW Question #2: Nature vs. Nurture
o Explain the Nature vs. Nurture debate.
o Identify the main arguments for each side.
o Defend which side you most agree with (Nature or Nurture) when deciding what most affects children’s personality.
o Answer completely and be ready to share for over 2 minutes next class period.
*Read Textbook Pages: 6-7