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5.6: Assignments for Part IV

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  • Minority Studies: A Brief Text: Suggested Assignments for Part IV—Aging

    Essay: Discuss Social Security and Medicare.

    Essay: Discuss the elderly in your family and your culture.

    Find on the Internet: Statistical data about the elderly and the law.

    Find on the Internet: US Census Bureau data about aging.

    In-Class Discussion: How do we account for our attitudes about the elderly in the US?

    In-Class Discussion: How do you treat the elderly in your family?

    In-Class Discussion: How do you want to be treated when you are old?

    In-Class Discussion: Should euthanasia be legal?

    Oral Book Review and Discussion: The Fountain of Age by Betty Friedan.

    Present to the Class: Statistical data about aging and the elderly in the form of a chart.

    Read: The Fountain of Age by Betty Friedan.

    Read: Three to five peer reviewed articles about aging and the elderly.

    Read: Three to five popular media articles each about aging and the elderly.

    Quiz: Definitions, Matching, Multiple Choice, True/False, Short Answer, Brief Essay