SOCIAL STUDIES MIDDLE SCHOOL

How did the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" influence national politics?

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Answer 1
Answer: It aroused sympathy for run away slaves and converted many people to abolitionism.

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HIGH SCHOOL

in santa fe district v doe the court ruled that student led prayer at a school football game failed the lemon test because it was “ too entangled “ what does that mean

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Answer: The courts thought the games were too closely related to school activity.

Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe is a case in which the U. S. Supreme Court ruled that a policy that allowed student prayer before varsity high-school football games was a violation of the First Amendment's establishment clause, which prohibits the government from establishing, advancing, or giving favour to any religion.

Moreover, the court argued that the school board's policy violated the "Lemon test" which ruled that a statute that does not have a secular, legislative purpose is considered invalid.

The reason why they thought the prayers and the games were "too entangled" was because games could be considered part of school activities. Many students needed to attend these games for athletics or for extra credits, and prayer therefore could be seen as being part of school policy.

The courts thought students might be pressured to pray.
HIGH SCHOOL

You notice that Krista, one of your students, rarely finishes her homework. In class, you notice that she is often squirming in her seat and looking around the room while you're talking, and she sometimes "drifts off" even when you're speaking directly to her. Concerned, you check her records and talk to her previous teachers. You see that she was given the WISC-III (an individualized intelligence test), and her score was slightly above average. Her other teachers comment that the patterns you've observed existed in their classes as well. Based on this information, which of the following most accurately describes the patterns you've observed in Krista's behavior? a. She is mildly intellectually handicapped.
b. She is behaviorally disordered.
c. She has a communication disorder.
d. She has an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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Answer:d. She has an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Explanation:Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder in which a person can't pay attention or focus and this occurs constantly and that affect their daily functioning and development.

- Inattention refers to the fact that the person can't focus on a task , they lack persistence. It is extremely difficult for them to pay attention and focus on what they need to be doing.

- Hyperactivity refers to the fact that the person moves constantly in a way that is usually inappropriate such as tapping, or fidgeting.

- Impulsivity this means the person act hastily without giving a thought about their action.

Answer:

D

Explanation:

ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is a disorderthat a person with ADHD has differences in brain development and brain activity that affect attention. They virtually have littlie or no ability to sit still, and have self-control. ADHD can affect a child at school, at home, and in friendships.

Signs of ADHD?

Kids in general struggle at times to pay attention, listen and follow any kind of direction, sitting still, or waiting their turn. Kids with ADHD struggle even harder and happen more often. 

Kids with ADHD fall under one, two, or all three of these categories:

Inattentive. 

Kids may have trouble focusing their attention, concentrating, and staying on task. They have a tendency to not listen well to directions, may miss important details and maynot be good finishers They may daydream too much. They may seem absent-minded or forgetful, and lose track of their things.

Hyperactive. 

Kids who are hyperactive are fidgety, restless, and easily bored. They may have trouble sitting still, or staying quiet when needed. They may rush through things and make careless mistakes. They may climb, jump, or roughhouse when they shouldn't. Without meaning to, they may act in ways that disrupt others.

Impulsive. 

They act before they think. They often interrupt, might push or grab, and find it hard to wait. They may do things without asking for permission, , or act in ways that are too risky for themselves and others. They may have emotional reactions that seem to be boderline an over reaction for the situation at hand.

Kista seems to fall under the category of being inattentive and hyperactive.

HIGH SCHOOL

In 1976, american anthropologist edward t. hall compared ____________ to an ____________. culture, ocean culture, iceberg social norms, ocean customs, iceberg

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Edward T. Hall developed the Iceberg Model of Culture in 1976.  He hypothesized that culture was like an iceberg in that there were two kinds: internal and external. External is the outer manners of a society while internal are the principles, standards, and thought patterns underlying those behaviors. 

Answer:

In 1976, American anthropologist Edward T. Hall compared behavior to an iceberg analogy of culture. He stated that if the culture of a society was an iceberg, then some aspects will be clear above the water but a large portion is hidden inside the water.

Explanation:

He designed the model of iceberg in which he placed the ‘Behavior’ on top, ‘Beliefs’ in the middle and ‘Values & thought patterns’ at the bottom (hidden portion). He explained his model between conscious and subconscious part.

The conscious (external) part is what we can see (top part) such as behavior and belief while subconscious (internal) part which includes values, thought and patterns is hidden.

HIGH SCHOOL

Most developmental research on social competence comes from ______ studies. a. school/classroom b. friendship c. bullying d. family

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Answer:

d. family

Explanation:

Most developmental research on social competence comes from family studies. The family is the ground for the development of a child's social competence even before the child goes to school and this is the reason developmental researches on social competence focuses on family studies.

Parents must help their children in developing social competence by engaging the children in various learning activities, implement their ideas and interact with the children, the parents can also offer activities and resources to the child. This will help the child develop social competence and easily interact with people when the go outside the home to places like the school and playground.

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