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AIM: How does culture influence peoples’ lives?. Do now: Identify one thing that represents your culture. Example: American culture - baseball. HW – Pick five artifacts in your home, describe the item, and describe why it is important to your culture?. *NOTES*. WHAT IS CULTURE?????.

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AIM: How does culture influence peoples’ lives?

Do now: Identify one thing that represents yourculture.

Example: American culture - baseball

HW – Pick five artifacts in your home, describe the item, and describe why it is important to your culture?


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*NOTES*

WHAT IS CULTURE?????

The unique way in which a group of people live

(2) Generally refers to the patterns of human activity

(3) "The total, generally organized way of life, including values, norms, institutions, and artifacts, that is passed on from generation to generation by learning alone"


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WHY IS CULTURE SOMETIMES COMPARED TO AN ICEBERG?

Facial expressions

Religious beliefs

Foods

Eating habits

Paintings

Concept of self

Work ethic

Styles of dress

Literature

Concept of fairness

Childraising beliefs

YOU CAN SEE

YOU CAN’T SEE


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Whose culture is being identified in the following images???:

writing

Architecture/ religion

Art

Art/mythology

clothing

food

What elements of culture do we see in these images?


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Whose culture is identified in these images? images???:

TAPAS/ FOOD

DANCE/ CLOTHING

ARCHITECTURE

ARCHITECTURE

SPORTS/ GAMES


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*NOTES* images???:

Cultural diffusion- the exchanging of ideas from one culture to another usually done through trade and warfare

Example: baseball in Japan

Cultural Assimilation- taking elements of one’s culture and making it your own (absorbing into a new culture)


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SUMMARY: ANSWER #1-3 ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER. (TO BE COLLECTED!!!!!!!!!)

Everyone has a culture. It shapes how we see the world, ourselves, and others.

1. How does my culture shape me?

2. How does culture shape the way we see ourselves, others, and the world?

3. Why is it important to understand culture?


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MATCH THE FOLLOWING. COLLECTED!!!!!!!!!)

1. Geographer a. studies the past by

examining artifacts and

ancient ruins

2. Political Scientist b. studies the world’s

landscapes and climate

3. Archaeologist c. studies the operations

of different forms of

governments

4. Economist d. studies the past by

examining primary and

secondary sources

5. Historian

e. studies how goods and

services are distributed in

societies

6. Anthropologist f. studies culture and how

people interact with society