1.) Do you think most people in the U.S. are conscious of social class? How important is class to them? Why do you think most people in the U.S. describe themselves as middle class when wealth is so unevenly distributed?
2.) Why might some jobs have greater prestige than others? What are some common characteristics of prestigious jobs? What are some characteristics of non-prestigious jobs? Name a few prestigious jobs and less or not prestigious jobs.
3.) After viewing the YouTube links for this week (People Like Us-ALL PARTS) and the other websites (Voices from the Poll and How Class Works), discuss your reactions to social class in the United States.