Sociological Concepts Essay

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SOCI 111 – Introduction to Sociology
American Public University System

Assignment 3: A Day in the Life
25 points

Due: by 11:55 p.m. EST on the Sunday of Week 7 – submit in Sakai AND - submit using the assignment link under Assignments

The purpose of this assignment is to record your life for one day and critically discuss how you are an actor in society; how you affect your social surroundings; and, how your daily life is shaped and constrained by society. This will allow you engage with many of the sociological concepts reviewed to-date including newer concepts such as impression management, stage theory and emotional labor.

Explain why you needed to perform in such a way (i.e., your
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your motives, instincts, feelings, and/or structural constraints) - a macro sociological analysis of ‘who you are’ and ‘where you are’ in society - your conclusion for this one-day life review journey

The paper should be typed, double-spaced, 11-point font, 1” margins. Both the write-up and your typed journal should be saved as ONE document with page numbers. Remember to include a citation for any resources referenced, in proper APA format, and make sure your name is on your paper.

Grading Rubric

|CATEGORY |Outstanding |Above Average |Average |Below Average |Unacceptable |
|Description of day |Description of day included |Description of day needed |Description of day lacked |Description of day not |No description of day |
|(interlaced |good detail (3 pts) |some elaboration (2.4 pts) |clarity in some areas and |clear, needs much |included (0-1.5 pts) |
|w/analysis) | | |needed elaboration. (2.1 |elaboration. (1.8 pt) | |
| | | |pts) | | |
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