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?

generally organized way of life. that is passed on from generation to generation by learning alone" .*NOTES* WHAT IS CULTURE????? (1) The unique way in which a group of people live (2) Generally refers to the patterns of human activity (3) "The total. and artifacts. institutions. including values. norms.

Facial expressions 2. Work ethic 8. Literature 10. Eating habits 5. Concept of self 7. Foods 4.WHY IS CULTURE SOMETIMES COMPARED TO AN ICEBERG? 1. Religious beliefs YOU CAN SEE 3. Paintings YOU CAN’T SEE 6. Styles of dress 9. Concept of fairness 11. Childraising beliefs .


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? .


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) .*NOTES* Cultural diffusion.

and others. others. It shapes how we see the world. How does my culture shape me? 2.SUMMARY: ANSWER #1-3 ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER. and the world? 3. 1. (TO BE COLLECTED!!!!!!!!!) Everyone has a culture. How does culture shape the way we see ourselves. ourselves. Why is it important to understand culture? .

Economist 5. Political Scientist 3. studies culture and how people interact with society . Historian 6. Geographer a. studies the world’s landscapes and climate c. studies how goods and services are distributed in societies 2. 1. studies the operations of different forms of governments d. studies the past by examining primary and secondary sources e. studies the past by examining artifacts and ancient ruins b. Anthropologist f. Archaeologist 4.MATCH THE FOLLOWING.