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Bellwork �Begin your bellwork on a new sheet of paper. �Day 1 Culture 9/8 �What do you think of when you hear the word culture? Give at least 3 specific examples.
Culture � Culture: the beliefs, customs, language, dress, and arts of a particular society, group, place, or time.
Culture �The 7 Elements of Culture 1. Social Organization 2. Customs & Traditions 3. Religion 4. Language 5. Arts & Literature 6. Forms of Government 7. Economic Systems
Culture �Social Organization Family units Friends Work (bosses, employees, etc. )
Culture �Customs & Traditions Rules of behavior Ideas of right and wrong Clothing, leisure activities, holidays
Culture �Religion Answers basic questions about the meaning of life Supports important values
Culture �Language The cornerstone of culture. All cultures have a spoken language People who speak the same language often share the same culture. Many societies include a large number of people who speak different languages. Each language can have several different dialects.
Culture �Arts & Literature Products of the human imagination. They help us pass on the culture’s basic beliefs.
Culture �Forms of Government People form governments to provide for their common needs, keep order within society, and protect their society from outside threats.
Culture �Economic Systems How people use limited resources to satisfy their wants and needs. Answers the basic questions: what to produce, how to produce it, and for whom.
Picture Sort 1 2 4 3 5
Bellwork �Day 2 Culture 9/9 �Think of a culture you admire (Appalachian, Japanese, African, English, French, etc. ) and list at least 3 things that distinguish that culture from others.
Culture �Work in groups and use the 7 elements of culture to better define what your culture is using the handouts you’ve been given. �Be specific! � 20 minutes
Compare & Contrast �How does your culture compare to the one depicted below? Use your Venn diagrams to compare & contrast.
Bellwork �Day 3 Culture 9/10 �What is the generic name you use for these beverages?
Cultural Diffusion �Culture is constantly changing. �It changes through a process called “cultural diffusion. ” �Cultural diffusion: the spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another.
Cultural Diffusion �There are 3 kinds of cultural diffusion: 1. Expansion 2. Relocation 3. Hierarchical
Cultural Diffusion �Expansion - an innovation or idea that develops in a source area and remains strong there, while also spreading outward to other areas
Cultural Diffusion �Relocation - an idea or innovation that migrates into new areas, leaving behind its origin or source of the cultural trait.
Cultural Diffusion �Hierarchical - an idea or innovation that spreads by moving from larger to smaller places, often with little regard to the distance between places, and often influenced by social elites
Exit Slip �What is the most likely type of diffusion that explains the way “soda” is used across the United States?