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What is culture? Culture is the attitudes, beliefs, customs, traditions, art, and achievements of a society that are passed on to each generation. Highlight the main part of this definition
Culture Culture is the: A________________ B________________ C________________ T________________ A________________ That are passed on to each generation
Think of the EMERALDS Environment Math, Science, Tools, Technology, Inventions Economics Religion Arts Laws and government Daily Life Social Structure
Environment Geography, climate, topography, plants, and animals Tell about the environment of Lexington: What does the land look like: ________________________________ What plants do you see: ________________________________ What animals do you see: ________________________________ What is the weather like here: ________________________________
Town of Lexington
Math Math, Science, Tools, Technology, Inventions Tell what might you study in Math: ______________________________ Tell what you might study in Science: ______________________________ Tell about tools you use everyday: ______________________________ Tell about your favorite invention: ______________________________
Economics Money, trade, barter, jobs What kind of money do we use? _______________________________ What is something you would be willing to trade: ________________________ What is a skill you could barter? _______________________________ What is a job you would like to do? _______________________________
Religion Spiritual beliefs and customs Do you have any spiritual beliefs? _______ Do you believe in a religion? ___________ What customs does your family have? _________________________________ Is there something specific your family does every year? _______________________________
Arts Arts, writing, architecture, music, dance, pottery Do you like art? _____ What kind? ________________________________ We write in English. Does everyone? _____ Architecture is buildings. What famous buildings can you think of? _____________ What kind of music do you listen to? ___________________________________ What does pottery look like?
Laws and Government Laws, governments, military, and leaders Law- a rule everyone has to follow and police enforce What is a law people have to follow? _______________________________ How does our government work? _______________________________ Do people get to voice their opinions? _______________________________ We have three branches in our military: Navy, Army and Air Force. Who is our nation’s leader? ______________
Daily Life Clothing, Food, Education, Sports, and Games Draw what kids today wear as clothes: What kinds of food do we eat? _______________________________ Do all kids get an education? ________ Where are kids educated? ______________ What sports do you like to play? _________ What types of games do you like to play? _________________________________
Social Structure Social levels, gender roles, and class Social levels mean people are separated based on families and money. Gender is if a person is male or female. Should boys and girls be treated differently? Why or Why not? ________ ________________________________ Class has to do with the amount of money a person makes and their role in making decisions.
Tell about your culture
Similarities? ________________ Differences? ________________ Comparing Life Past and Present What was sixth grade like for your parents / grandparents?
Links with the Past In what ways do you think we are like people in the past? ________________ In what ways do you think we are different from people of the past? ________________