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Chapter 2: Who has Culture? Focus Question: What is Culture?
Today’s Menu Taste of: –U2’s One Main Course: –Group Work: Culture –Explore the 3 levels of culture –Identify the 7 traits of culture Dessert: –You are going to develop 3 P.E.C.
Group Work (approx. 7 mins) In your groups – Please complete the following: –Complete the web and have a member of the group present the group’s findings –Complete a web for Culture answering such questions as: What is the definition of culture? What does culture look like? What are the messages that culture sends? What are the characteristics of culture?
What’s the definition of culture? Culture: –Set of __________________, beliefs, __________________ and rules for living shared by groups and societies as the source of their __________________
Got Culture? Who has culture? –__________________ –Culture pervades all we __________________, how we think, how we speak, how we act, how we dress, how we eat etc.
7 Traits of Culture What would you say are some of the characteristics of culture?
7 Characteristics of Culture 1.Humans Create __________________ Distinguishes from the rest of nature 2. Culture consists of ways of __________________ things Focuses on “__________________” we carry out the __________________
7 Characteristics of Culture 3. Culture is __________________ It’s not about how “ __________________ ” do things but rather how a “ __________________ ” of people do things 4. Culture arises from __________________ –Many of the way we do things have been __________________ down
7 Characteristics of Culture 5. Culture is made up of __________________- __________________ actions –The traditions that have been passed down unto us and we come to treat them as rules
7 Characteristics of Culture 6. Culture becomes established in __________________ The traditions then become agreed upon among people and then they become incorporated as a “__________________” (known as __________________)
7 Characteristics of Culture 7. Culture gives us our __________________ The way we do things becomes our cultural __________________ because it sets us apart from other __________________
2 Person Group “I am Canadian” commercial Hey. I'm not a lumberjack, or a fur trader... and I don't live in an igloo or eat blubber, or own a dogsled... and I don't know Jimmy, Sally or Suzy from Canada, although I'm certain they're really, really nice. I have a Prime Minister, not a President. I speak English and French, NOT American. and I pronouce it ABOUT, NOT A BOOT. Develop your own brief commercial focusing upon the positive aspect
I can proudly sew my country's flag on my backpack. I believe in peace keeping, NOT policing. DIVERSITY, NOT assimilation, AND THAT THE BEAVER IS A TRULY PROUD AND NOBLE ANIMAL. A TOQUE IS A HAT, A CHESTERFIELD IS A COUCH, AND IT IS PRONOUCED 'ZED' NOT 'ZEE', 'ZED'! CANADA IS THE SECOND LARGEST LANDMASS! THE FIRST NATION OF HOCKEY! AND THE BEST PART OF NORTH AMERICA! MY NAME IS JOE! AND I AM CANADIAN!