Essential Questions•What is culture?•What do different societies value?•What is OUR society and what do we value?•How do aspects of culture reveal what a society values?
Aspects of culture• Art • Language• Celebrations/Holidays • Literature• Clothing/garb • Music• Customs • Religion• Economics • Social Structure• Education • Sports/Games• Food/Cuisine • Technology• Government
Time Periods• Greece – Greek myths, The Odyssey• Middle Ages – Catherine Called Birdy• *Rome -Roman Mysteries: Thieves of Ostia• European Renaissance – The Apprentice• Africa – Baboon King• *Period 3A/B only
Timeline•Week 1: Nov. 12-16 Original Class • Overview and sorting•Week 2: Nov. 19-22 Jigsaw Class • Background/historical context•Weeks 3-5: Nov. 26-Dec. 14 Jigsaw Class • Begin reading novel
Timeline Con’t•Weeks 6: Jan. 7-11 Jigsaw Class •Intensive research of aspects of the society’s culture•Week 7-9: Jan. 14-Feb 1 Original Class • Work on products•Week 10: Feb. 4-8 Original Class
Final products•a slide show • summary of the important points in your essay•an expository essay • What was important to the society/time period you studied?
What are Values?•With your table group/partner, come up with a list of values to share with the class.