This lesson was created using the Ontario Ministry expectations for the HSP3U course.
This handout is a great tool to identify if students truly understand the different schools of thought in psychology.
There are 2 activities:
1: Do I know the schools of thought?
Students match a series of description to the correct school of thought
2: The Story of Daniel
A one-paragraph case study is given about a male in his 20s who has a drug addiction. Next, there are several statements given by different psychologists (from the different schools of thought. Students need to identify which school of thought the psychologist belongs to. E.g., "I'd like to know how Daniel's early childhood experiences contributed to his drug addiction. ----- psychodynamic/psychoanalyst"
Answer key is provided.
The schools of thought included are:
The document is fully editable! So feel free to add/remove schools of thought to accommodate your teaching.