Psychology: Entire Personality Unit - Powerpoint Lectures, Handouts, Role-play, Quiz, Video Links - Lesson Plans included. This Personality unit has 7-10 days worth of lessons. I have used this for both AP Psychology and regular classes. Each lesson begins with a warm-up, Powerpoint lecture, a revie
Psychology: Entire Psychological Disorders Unit - PowerPoint with video links, presenter notes, worksheets, role-play, warmups,crossword puzzle review and editable assessment, are all bound together by daily lesson plans. This unit has everything you need to teach all about psychol
(Psychology)Altered States of Consciousness Unit Bundled includes Consciousness PowerPoints with Video Clips and presenter notes, worksheets/activities, warmups, projects, video and video guide, multiple projects, sleep journal, review crossword, assessment and daily lesson plans.
Worksheets for a history lesson on the Salem Witch Trials. Includes a short piece of verse, a fact sheet, a 10 question short-answer worksheet, and a puzzle.
My worksheets make good homework assignments or handout work. I found them effective at the start of class. Have students read the poem al
Questions and fill in the blank questions for Youtube Crash Course Psychology episodes 1-40. Great for class, homebound, extra credit, ISS or test review!...etc
Crash Course Psychology Episodes 1-40 video questions
1. Intro to Psychology - Crash Course Psychology #1
2. Psychological R
Mental processing speed is very important.
Helping your student increase processing speed is worth the effort. Processing influences auditory comprehension, perceptual organization, planning and learning ability.
Following auditory directions, completing assignments, reading fluency, writing speed,
In this activity students read about the Nuremberg Trials, answer questions, make decisions on how they would try individuals and relate Nazis actions to the Milgram psychology experiment.
Note: Milgram video not include but you can use any one from youtube. Just search Milgram experiment.
Coloring the Brain! This is a relaxing but effective activity for any psychology or anatomy students attempting to commit to memory the major organs of the human brain. High school classes seem to enjoy opportunities to sit back and color while learning high-level material. All you need is a box
This worksheet is intended for students who struggle with social pragmatic skills. This worksheet includes a narrative description of the importance of thinking about what others are thinking (a skill often lacking in students with poor social skills). This worksheet and visual helps stud
Civil Rights Movement: Successes & Failures Data Analysis is an excellent way to review the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement through common core analysis. First, students discuss the accomplishments of civil rights legislation, followed by common core analysis of data from re
Playing with Piaget Activity for Developmental Psychology, reviews Piaget’s four stages of cognitive development (Sensorimotor development, Pre-operational development, Concrete operational, and Formal operational). This is a great addition to any developmental psychology unit. Stud
I give this chart to every psychology student in regular, honors, and AP classes at the beginning of the semester. It would also work for college-level students.
I recommend students put this chart at the front of their notebooks at a reference or study guide for the different approaches to psyc
Sleep: CNN Special with Dr. Sanjay Gupta Video Guide plus video web link discusses recent psychological research in sleep. Video explores the sleep cycle, reasons for sleep, sleep disorders, and dreams. This sleep video would be a perfect addition to your psychology consciousness
Study guide contains a unit schedule of days and reading assignments (modifiable for your class), a list of key questions and objectives, entertaining questions to help students reinforce material, and a list of key terminology. The currently schedule page is aligned with David Myers' Psychology fo
Make learning about the brain more fun and more personal! This is a great student-centered activity for any class learning about the human brain. It consists of an easy and effective questionnaire that determines your brain-side preference plus a worksheet designed to encourage reflection and rein
This is a webquest designed for a Psychology or AP Psychology course during the Testing and Individual Differences unit.
The webquest has two parts. The first page asks students to read and report on a variety of research regarding topics in the Intelligence realm - bell curve and standardization,
This video guide follows Morgon Spurlock on his 30 Days in Jail. The video is great and will keep any students attention. The guide will help them think critically about the film and lead the teacher into good discussions. The film can be bought on ITunes for 1.99 or watched free on 30 Days FX we
Psychology Research Methods
Everyday Learning's Psychology Research Methods Lessons and Homework packet includes 3 activities that can be used as in-class small group assignments or as homework.
→ 1 - Identifying Research Methods
Mean Girls movie guide. Fifteen questions with an answer key. Perfect for elective courses or leaving for a substitute. Just enough to keep their attention. Movie guide is editable.
Also available bundled together al
Eighteen thought provoking questions about Morgan Spurlock's 30 days episode where two people with differing points of view about guns live together for 30 days. The questions are great for pausing the video and having good classroom discussions. The video can be purchased on ITunes for $1.99 or w
Have students find out about their personality type. I use the personality test as an intro to my financial future project (posted separately). Students take 2 different tests and learn about themselves and the worksheet has students find out what jobs and majors fit their personality. Students
This curriculum was designed to help students who struggle with social pragmatics. The activities will help educators and speech-language pathologists explicitly teach students the non-verbal language areas that are crucial for them to fully understand others during conversations. With as much as 65
This worksheet is meant to accompany showing the film "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" at the conclusion of the Personality unit in a Psychology or AP Psychology class. Students pick one of the main characters (Charlie, Sam, or Patrick) and apply various psychological theories (psychoanalytic, hum
After learning about the operant conditioning process, students complete this worksheet in a Psychology/AP Psychology class to practice application of the learning process. There are twenty-five problems in total, and they are all unique real-world examples of how operant conditioning works.
This is a webquest covering the topic of birth order. It would fit best in a discussion on Personality, most likely in a Psychology course of some kind, but could fit in other areas as well. It teaches kids the basics of "traditional" beliefs of birth order and its effects on personality while als
This is a webquest meant to help students discover the location and functions of the brain along with exploring the latest research in brain development. It can be used with any Biology, Psychology, or AP Psychology course.
Students are asked to visit a variety of websites to learn information reg
Here is a worksheet of questions that can be filled out by students while watching the PBS video from the NOVA series, Memory Hackers. This episode is viewable for free online at PBS's website here: link, or on YouTube if PBS's webs
This highly visual and informative informational text and infographic is a great way to “enlighten” your students on the practice of meditation. Text focuses on three types of meditation, Transcendental, Mindfulness, and Breath as well as its benefits and how to practice. This is a
Students create their own language by assigning symbols to represent various phonemes that match up to what we use in the English language. Students then answer questions in their language.
This is followed by a short worksheet in which students identify phonemes and morphemes in words, create a t
This substitute assignment contains 25 questions to accompany the Time magazine article “The Optimism Bias” by Tali Sharot, available for free on this website:
The Optimism Bias by Tali Sharot
The article is not incl
Students love watching feature length films. Tying them into curriculum makes it plausible for teachers. Using the movie What About Bob?, students can analyze the various approaches to psychology through examples in the video.
This survey is designed to be used during a motivation and emotion unit in an AP Psychology or Psychology course. Students take a 15 question survey that measures whether they rank low, moderate, or high in their Needs for Achievement, Power, and Intimacy. Questions are based on research behind ea
Do your students know who they truly are? Teens often have difficulty establishing a sense of personal identity, considering all the different forces impacting their lives including parents, teachers, peers, media, and more. Applying the ideas of Identity v. Role Confusion, Erikson's fifth stage of
Questions and fill in the blank questions for Youtube Crash Course Psychology episodes 11-20. Great for class, homebound, extra credit, ISS or test review!
11. How to Train a Brain - Crash Course Psychology #11
12. The Bobo Beatdown - Crash Course Psychology #12
13. How We Make Memories
This worksheet is intended to be used with the Dan Gross Ted Talk, "Why Gun Violence Can't Be Our New Normal.
From TED: It doesn't matter whether you love or hate guns; it's obvious that the US would be a safer place if there weren't thousands of them sold every day without background checks. Dan
Forensic Case Article #2 - The Floating Feet Mystery
This assignment is perfect for class work and discussion, homework, or extra credit.
The assignment is a 2-page article that highlights a real life mystery that needed forensic science to help solve it. The cases involved shoes that were found
Classical Conditioning - Psychology. Yes, a student will be Pavlov's Dog. This is a fun way for students to learn the steps involved in Classical Conditioning. I have used this activity for over a decade and it never fails. The terms stimulus, response, neutral stimulus, unconditioned stimulus,
The film "A Beautiful Mind" fits in with a Disorders and Therapy unit in a Psychology or AP Psychology or along with many other courses as well. This worksheet helps students apply what they've learned to the film--positive and negative symptoms, the three Ds (distressed, dysfunctional, deviant), h
I use this as part of the introduction to the approaches/perspectives in Psychology. Handout contains six different scenarios and students have to identify the approach/perspective in groups. Answer key included. Great activity!
Contains a PowerPoint presentation covering the topics of consciousness and sleep. This PP can be used for a Psychology or AP Psychology class.
The PowerPoint is HIGHLY animated and is designed to capture student attention. Each slide has transitions along with rich, moving media. Additionally, a g
Batman Unmasked: Psychology of the Dark Knight Video Guide” plus video web link is a perfect break from your daily psychology routine. This psychology video guide covers the psyche of the fictional DC character Batman. Doctors, Psychologists and authors exam the character of Bruce
This assignment includes 33 questions on the Time magazine article “Headbanger Nation,” available for free on this website:
I used this as a partner activity for m