Vygotsky Activity. Group Activity. Procedure. Sort the following words into whatever categories make sense and provide a label or rationale for each category.
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Sort the following words into whatever categories make sense and provide a label or rationale for each category.
males, females, figs, kangaroo, meat, dogs, honey, bees, the moon, cigarettes, water, sun, spear, wine, wind, fish, mud, fire, birds, rainbow
Compare your categories with the following created by Dyirbal aborigines in Australia…
Bayi: males, kangaroo, the moon, rainbow, fish, spear
Balan: females, dogs, birds, fire, water, sun
Balam: figs, honey, wine, cigarettes
Bala: meat, bees, wind, mud
Why did you come up with the categories you did? Where did these come from?
“Any higher mental function necessarily goes through an external stage in its development because it is initially a social function.”