The following is an application activity in which students display their knowledge and understanding of Status', Roles', Role Conflict, Role Strain for the Social Structure Unit in Sociology.
For this activity students are provided with a made-up story about a character named Jim. Within the story Jim's status' and roles' are described as well as examples for Role Conflict and Role Strain are included. Students are instructed to read the story and pick out Jim's multiple status' and roles that go along with each status and students are challenged to locate and describe an example of Role Conflict and Strain in which Jim faces within the story.
This is an excellent application activity for Social Structure for both students and teacher alike to determine mastery.