Presentation on theme: "AIM: How does culture influence peoples’ lives?"— Presentation transcript:
1 AIM: How does culture influence peoples’ lives? Do now: Identify one thing that represents your culture.Example: American culture - baseballHW – Pick five artifacts in your home, describe the item, and describe why it is important to your culture?
2 *NOTES*WHAT IS CULTURE?????The unique way in which a group of people live(2) Generally refers to the patterns of human activity(3) "The total, generally organized way of life, including values, norms, institutions, and artifacts, that is passed on from generation to generation by learning alone"
3 Facial expressions Religious beliefs Foods Eating habits Paintings WHY IS CULTURE SOMETIMES COMPARED TO AN ICEBERG?Facial expressionsReligious beliefsFoodsEating habitsPaintingsConcept of selfWork ethicStyles of dressLiteratureConcept of fairnessChildraising beliefsYOU CAN SEEYOU CAN’T SEE
5 Whose culture is being identified in the following images???: writingArchitecture/ religionArtArt/mythologyclothingfoodWhat elements of culture do we see in these images?
6 Whose culture is identified in these images? TAPAS/ FOODDANCE/ CLOTHINGARCHITECTUREARCHITECTURESPORTS/ GAMES
7 *NOTES*Cultural diffusion- the exchanging of ideas from one culture to another usually done through trade and warfareExample: baseball in JapanCultural Assimilation- taking elements of one’s culture and making it your own (absorbing into a new culture)
8 1. How does my culture shape me? SUMMARY: ANSWER #1-3 ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER. (TO BE COLLECTED!!!!!!!!!)Everyone has a culture. It shapes how we see the world, ourselves, and others.1. How does my culture shape me?2. How does culture shape the way we see ourselves, others, and the world?3. Why is it important to understand culture?
9 MATCH THE FOLLOWING.1. Geographer a. studies the past byexamining artifacts andancient ruins2. Political Scientist b. studies the world’slandscapes and climate3. Archaeologist c. studies the operationsof different forms ofgovernments4. Economist d. studies the past byexamining primary andsecondary sources5. Historiane. studies how goods andservices are distributed insocieties6. Anthropologist f. studies culture and howpeople interact with society