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Culture and Society - Unit 2 introduction

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Culture and Society - Unit 2 introduction

  1. 1. Culture and Society Unit 2 Grade 7 Humanities
  2. 2. Essential Questions • How is identity shaped by culture and society? • What is the relationship between society and culture?
  3. 3. LA-SS-Me • Language Arts • Required Reading - Dystopian novels • Class Novel - Lord of the Flies • Writing - biographies • Speaking - Digital and oral presentations
  4. 4. LA-SS-Me • Social Studies • Cultural Universals • Different cultures/societies throughout history • Create-Your-Own Culture and Society
  5. 5. LA-SS-Me • Me • Explore your own culture and society • Personality/Character Strengths inventories • Create-Your-Own Culture and Society
  6. 6. Calendar • Week 1 - Introduction to culture and society • Weeks 2-5 - Culture and Society rotations • Jan & Feb - Create-Your-Own Culture and Society • Jan & Feb - Lord of the Flies • March - Culture and Society presentations
  7. 7. Week 1 • Monday - Introduce unit, Cultural Universal Vocab • Tuesday - Culture (Day 1) • Wednesday - Culture (Day 2) • Thursday - Society • Friday - Begin rotation with your current Humanities teacher
  8. 8. Weeks 2-5 • Society Rotations • Days 1-4 - Learning about the culture and society • Day 5 - Check in with Humanities teacher, vocabulary assessments, society assessments
  9. 9. Weeks 2-5 Mr. Forbes Pre-Colonial South America
  10. 10. Weeks 2-5 Ms. Bradshaw Ancient Greece
  11. 11. Weeks 2-5 Mr. Ginder Ancient Rome
  12. 12. Weeks 2-5 Medieval England Mr. Robinson
  13. 13. Creating a Society • 3-4 group members • Earth-bound society • Direct evidence of the cultural universals • Include additional culture components • Group members will report out on their society • Interactive cultural activity
  14. 14. Required Reading Dystopian Novels How did the society get here?
  15. 15. Required Reading Dystopian Novels How did the society get here? Where do we see disfunction in our society today?
  16. 16. Required Reading Dystopian Novels How did the society get here? Where do we see disfunction in our society today? How do we ensure that society does not disintegrate into a dystopia?
  17. 17. Required Reading Dystopian Novels How did the society get here? Where do we see disfunction in our society today? How do we ensure that society does not disintegrate into a dystopia? To the library 11/27 or 12/12
  18. 18. Required Reading Dystopian Novels How did the society get here? Where do we see disfunction in our society today? How do we ensure that society does not disintegrate into a dystopia? To the library 11/27 or 12/12 Due February 6
  19. 19. Lord of the Flies “After a plane crash strands them on a tropical island while the rest of the world is ravaged by war, a group of British schoolboys attempts to form a civilized society but descends into brutal anarchy.”
  20. 20. AR • Still responsible for AR points goals • Points due March 11 • Still responsible for AR projects • T2 Project 1 due January 19 • T2 Project 2 due March 6
  21. 21. Unit Assessments • Society Previews • Creating a Society • Required Reading • Biographical Sketches

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