What is Culture?

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What is Culture?

  1. 1. Unit 2: Who Has Culture?<br />What is culture?<br />
  2. 2. To refresh your memories…<br />Culture is the set of meanings, values, beliefs and rules for living shared by groups and societies as the source of their identity.<br />Your cultural puzzles…<br />We belong to many different cultures.<br />School<br />Ethnic/National/Religious<br />Work<br />
  3. 3. The Components of Culture<br />DATING<br />Culture has to do with HUMAN ACTIONS<br />WORKING <br />PRAYING<br />SPEAKING<br />PLAYING<br />EATING <br />
  4. 4. The Components of Culture<br />LAWS<br />Culture is a set of MEANINGS, BELIEFS, VALUES AND PRACTICES.<br />VOTING <br />RELIGION<br />SERVICES<br />NATIONAL SYMBOLS<br />LANGUAGES<br />
  5. 5. The Components of Culture<br />COMMUNITY OF WORSHIP<br />RELIGIOUS<br />Culture IDENTIFIES ME AS BELONGING TO A PARTICULAR GROUP<br />LINGUISTIC <br />NATIONAL<br />FAMILY<br />ETHNIC<br />FRIENDS <br />PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT <br />
  6. 6. Walking to School<br />Human actions?<br />Meanings, beliefs, values and practices?<br />Identity as a member of a particular group?<br />
  7. 7. In your groups:<br />Each group will receive a book.<br />Each group’s book can be related to a component of culture.<br />Using the chart paper and markers provided, identify and give examples of how EACHcomponent of culture is at work in the book. <br />
  8. 8. In your groups:<br />Your task:<br />Reading the book. Elect a reader.<br />Record your group’s discussion on the chart paper. Elect a scribe.<br />You may record your notes in point-form, graphic organizer, etc.<br />Present to the class. Give a brief overview of the story and a summary of your group’s discussion. Elect a speaker.<br />
  9. 9. Shi-shi-etko<br />
  10. 10. The Name Jar<br />
  11. 11. Uptown<br />
  12. 12. White Socks Only<br />
  13. 13. Amelia’s Road<br />
  14. 14. Smoky Night<br />
  15. 15. Sister Anne’s Hands<br />
  16. 16. 7 Aspects of Culture<br />Humans create culture.<br />Culture consists of ways of doing things.<br />Culture is public.<br />Culture arises from tradition.<br />Culture is made up of rule-governed actions.<br />Culture becomes established in institutions.<br />Culture gives us our identity.<br />

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