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Wednesday sept 18 th 2013

Wednesday Sept. 18th, 2013

Agenda

CNN News/DMQ

Elements of Culture

Page 77 Q’s 1&2

Get out your

3 P’s

Week 4 Vocab

Elements of Culture Sheet


Dmq wednesday sept 18 2013

DMQ Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013

What were your impressions of the paintings created by the young artist seen in the program?

Do you think the public reacts differently when young people make successful contributions to their community? Explain.


Week 4 vocab

Week 4 Vocab

  • Culture

  • Ethnic group

    • There are numerous ethnic groups in the USA.

  • Dialect

    • Do you say “soda” or “pop”?

  • Monarchy

    • Prince William and Duchess Kate

  • Dictator

    • Syria’s Assad has started to move towards a dictatorship style of rule.

  • democracy

  • cultural diffusion

    • How did cultural diffusion occur before current technology?

  • civilization

    • Egypt, India, Iraq, China

  • economic systems

    • Which type of economic system do we have in the US?

  • culture region

    • The Southern states would be considered a culture region (similar food, dialect, religious beliefs)


Culture

Culture

  • What is Culture?

  • What is Ethnocentrism?

    • The belief in the inherent superiority of one’s own culture or ethnic group.

    • A tendency to view alien groups or cultures from the perspective of one’s own.


Wednesday sept 18 th 2013

Culture is like an Iceberg, its huge but we only see a small piece of it

Clothing

Literature

Arts

Food

Games

Concepts of Time

Social

relationships

Attitude

towards change

Beliefs about religion

Ideas of beauty

Beliefs in equality

Beliefs about government

Relation-ship to nature


Culture1

Culture

There are 5 traits geographers look at to determine a culture

Social Groups, Religion, Government and Economics, Culture Regions, and Language


Thursday sept 19 th 2013

Thursday Sept. 19th, 2013

Agenda

CNN News/DMQ

Elements of Culture

Page 77 Q’s 1&2 (Discussion with your seat partner)

Get out your

3 P’s

Elements of Culture Sheet (you will need this for CNN Student News today!!)

CNN Student News Notes and Responses due tomorrow!!


Today s cnn student news

Today’s CNN Student News

  • Identify examples of the 5 Elements of Culture in the various stories.

    • Language

    • Religion

    • Social Groups

    • Gov + Econ.

    • Culture Regions


Wednesday sept 18 th 2013

DMQ

  • What different perspectives might young people have regarding the anti-saggy pants billboard? What is your opinion on wearing saggy pants? To what extent might one person's appearance affect how others perceive his or her character?


Language

Language

  • Sharing a language is the strongest bonds between people

  • Dialects also unify groups within the larger culture. They use the same words but with different pronunciations

  • Ex. Slang and “Teen Talk”


Religion

Religion

  • Religions help people answer basic questions about life’s meanings

  • People who share religious beliefs feel a strong connection to each other

  • Sometimes religious belief can divide people.


Social groups

Social Groups

  • There are many different types of groups in a society. Family is usually the most important, but class/socioeconomic status can also play a big role

  • Geographers look at how they are alike and how they are different.

  • Ethnic Groups are cultures within other cultures


Government

Government

  • Different types of government reflect cultures. Governments are based on shared values.

  • How they are organized and who holds power is reflective of cultural values


Economy

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  • How people earn a living varies in different cultures

  • Traditional-based on beliefs and customs

  • Market-based on freedom, personal choice

  • Command-based on government control


Friday september 20 2013

Friday September 20, 2013

Agenda

Student Count Day…again

CNN News/DMQ

Finish Elements of Culture

***Get your Elements of Culture sheet out****

CNN Notes/DMQ due today

dates: 9.16-9.20


Wednesday sept 18 th 2013

DMQ

  • What might be the pros and cons of a company taking a public stance on a political issue?


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