Presentation on theme: "What is culture? 1.Write your own definition… 2.What things do you consider parts of culture?"— Presentation transcript:
What is culture? 1.Write your own definition… 2.What things do you consider parts of culture?
What is culture… “The customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.” “The attitudes and behavior characteristics of a particular social group.”
Culture-the way of life for a group of people
Culture In groups of three discuss… –What do you know about other cultures? –Topics to talk about… Your ancestry Do you have friends or relatives from another culture? Have you ever traveled to another country or experienced another culture here in the United States? Have you seen movies, TV shows, or read any books that depict other cultures?
Divide a piece of paper into 2 columns. –Left side-write down characteristics about our culture here in the US. –Right side-Write what you know about other cultures Be prepared to share with the class!
Homework due tomorrow What is culture like? Letter to exchange student