Types of Groups Exercise


 

Directions: Each Group will give examples of a type of group listed that exists in their own country.  The text below is adapted from Wikipedia.

Types of Groups Exercise Worksheet

1) Peer group – A peer group is a group with members of approximately the same age, social status, and interests. Generally, people are relatively equal in terms of power when they interact with peers.  Peer Group Examples: 
2) Clique- A group of people that have many of the same interests & commonly found in a High School/College setting; most of the time they have a name & rules for themselves.  Clique Examples: 
3) Club- A club is a group, which usually requires one to apply to become a member. Such clubs may be dedicated to particular activities: sporting clubs, for example.  Club Examples: 
4) Household- All individuals who live in the same home. Are there any specific characteristics of households in your country?  Household Characteristic Examples:
5) Community- A community is a group of people with a commonality or sometimes a complex net of overlapping commonalities, often–but not always–in proximity with one another with some degree of continuity over time.  Community Examples: 
6) Franchise – An organization which runs several instances of a business in many locations.Franchise Examples: 
7) Gang – A gang is usually an urban group that gathers in a particular area. It is a group of people that often hang around each other. They can be like some clubs, but much less formal.[ They are usually known in many countries to cause social unrest and also have negative influence on the members and may be a target for the law enforcers in case of any social vicesGang Examples: 
8) Team – This is usually a small group, of around 3 to 15 people, who work together to accomplish their goals.  Team Examples:

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