Imagine you have been asked to develop a 10-minute oral presentation with speaker notes, including APA citations, about the role of social institutions in American society for a group of sociology students in college. In a PowerPoint presentation, include the following. Cite four to six scholarly sources to defend your presentation:
Explain what is meant by the social class system in American society.
Provide examples of American social stratification within each institution listed below, including basic needs, groups or organizations within, statuses, values, and some norms:
Select three of the listed institutions and explain the significance of those social institutions in American society.
Analyze the three selected social institutions from both the functionalist and conflict perspective.
The PowerPoint presentation should consist of 10-15 slides not including the title slide and slide for APA citations. Speaker notes should be 1,200 to 1,500 words.
Refer to the resource, “Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations,” located in the Student Success Center, for additional guidance on completing this assignment in the appropriate style.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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