Presentation on theme: "Culture Graphic Organizer O Definition of Culture O The way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs."— Presentation transcript:
Culture Graphic Organizer O Definition of Culture O The way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs
Language O Way of sharing information O Strongest unifying force in culture O Different dialects & accents used to share information O 2000 spoken languages world wide
Social Groups O Rich/poor/middle class O Gender –male/female O Age groups O Treatment of groups O Ethnic groups
Religion O Helps people answer basic questions about life’s meanings O Hundreds of religions but only 5 major ones. O Major religions are: Buddhism; Christianity; Islam; Hinduism; Judaism
History O In a culture it shapes how the people view themselves O Challenges & successes of a culture support values and help develop cultural pride O Holidays & events enable people to celebrate who they are
Daily Life O What people do O What they eat O How they eat (hands/chopsticks) O What they wear O Schooling O Games O Type of homes they live in
Arts O Expression of people and their culture O What is beautiful and important to them O Expressed through paintings, sculptures; architecture, dance, music, theater & literature.
Government O Kind of political system a society has reflects its culture. O Democracy O Monarchy O dictatorship
Economy O How people in a culture make a living O Economic system sets the rules for the goods, services, and trade of that country O Traditional economy- based on customs/beliefs O Market economy-based on individuals making decisions –free enterprise system O Command economy- government owns & controls business & trade.