Use the following New York Times article as a starter activity whereby students are to draw out the suggested advantages of living alone:
Learn More One’s a Crowd, a New York Times article
An interesting discussion point from this, besides the factors they identify, could be a consideration of America as an individualistic nation. Students could be given the questions located at the bottom of this page
Learn More The Sociology of Living Alone
as discussion points for a think, pair and share exercise. This Sociological Cinema material on ‘single and unequal’ also provides some good content:
Learn More Single and Unequal
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