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10-15-13 GLOBAL CULTURES Bell Work How would you summarize American culture? Write three complete sentences, describing our culture! Glue your progress report on a piece of paper and title it grade sheet!
CULTURE IS THE WAY OF LIFE OF A GROUP OF PEOPLE WHO SHARE SIMILAR BELIEFS AND CUSTOMS.
ELEMENTS OF CULTURE --What languages the people speak --What religions they follow --What smaller groups form as parts of their societies --Also deals with people’s daily lives --History the people have shared --Art forms they’ve created --How people govern their society --How they make a living
HOW CAN THIS CAUSE CONFLICTS OR BRING OTHERS TOGETHER?
LANGUAGE --Language is a KEY ELEMENT in a culture’s development. --People communicate INFORMATION & EXPERIENCES and in turn, pass on CULTURAL VALUES AND TRADITIONS **SHARING A LANGUAGE IS ONE OF THE STRONGEST UNIFYING FORCES FOR A CULTURE.** --There are language differences even in the same cultures Dialects, pronunciations, meaning, slang, etc. --LANGUAGE FAMILIES: large groups of languages having similar roots
Did you know? As many as half of the world’s 3,000-6,500 known languages are expected to disappear by 2100. As global communications increase, the need for languages that are widely spoken becomes greater. Today children learn languages such as English, Chinese, Spanish, or Arabic. RANDOM CULTURE FACT What impact will this have on the future of spoken languages? Will there be new languages?
RELIGION --Vary significantly around the world --Can cause struggles and are a source of conflict in many countries --Religion enables people to find a SENSE OF IDENTITY --Influences daily life—ranging from MORALS to HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS --Religious symbols and stories have in turn shaped ART—music, dance, painting, architecture, sculpture, etc. --Major world religions: HINDUISM, BUDDHISM, JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, & ISLAM
SOCIAL GROUPS --SOCIAL SYSTEM: Helps members of society work together to meet basic needs **FAMILY IS MOST IMPORTANT GROUP WITHIN SOCIAL GROUPS** (however, family structures can vary culture to culture) --SOCIAL CLASSES: groups of people ranked according to ancestry, wealth, education, or other criteria. --ETHNIC GROUP: people who share a common language, history, place of origin, or a combo of these elements (Ethnic Enclaves)
RANDOM CULTURE VIDEO CULTURE SHOCK http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=qLdHRjA8cq8
GOVERNMENT --A society’s government REFLECTS THE UNIQUENESS OF ITS CULTURE --Governments of the world share certain features, they are meant to…. Maintain ORDER Provide PROTECTION from outside DANGERS Supplies other SERVICES to its people --Governments are organized according to levels of power NATIONAL, REGIONAL, AND LOCAL --Governments are also organized by TYPE OF AUTHORITY Single ruler, Small group of leaders, or a body of citizens or their representatives.
RANDOM CULTURE VIDEO— VIDEO TO THE 2:30 MARK CULTURE SHOCK PART DEUX http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=Vk8WqjLjLOM &feature=relmfu
ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES --People in every kind of culture must make a LIVING, whether it is in FARMING or in INDUSTRY, or by PROVIDING SERVICES such as preparing food or designing web pages. --When examining cultures we look at economic activities. --Geographers study HOW A CULTURE UTILIZES ITS NATURAL RESOURCES TO MEET SUCH HUMAN NEEDS AS FOOD AND SHELTER --They also analyze the ways in which people PRODUCE, OBTAIN, USE, and SELL GOODS & SERVICES
ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES Would this be an underdeveloped, developing, or developed country? Why?
Does culture remain the same? CULTURAL CHANGE CLICK ON PICTURE!
CASE STUDY: MCDONALD’S WORLDWIDE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6wJdsYM7qA&feature=related JAPAN: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11quU3nqkVE INDIA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmNrvlQ73pU SAUDI ARABIA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LC0vzE2WLp4 MEXICO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBwmv3hYgHc UNITED STATES: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5h2_eIzoYU
HAPPY THURSDAY!!!!!! OCTOBER 11, 2012 Fill out your assignment sheet and then clear your desk for a pop quiz! #8: Pop Quiz 1 #9: Government/Debate Notes (in journal) **ALSO NOTICE NEW BONUS TO THE LEFT, HAS TO DO WITH TONIGHT’S VICE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION!**
1. What is a key element in a culture’s development? 2. What are the five major religions in the world? 3. What is the most important social group? 4. What are the levels of power in government? 5. Within economic activities, geographers study how cultures utilize their __________ __________ to meet basic human needs. BONUS: By what year were half of the world’s languages going to disappear? POP QUIZ #1
REMEMBER CASE STUDY: McDonalds’ & Globalization DUE MONDAY! HAPPPPPPPYYY FRIDAY!!!!! OCTOBER 12, 2012 #10: Daily Warm-Up #11: Government Worksheet
In your journals you will do the following (AFTER WE READ) Define Vocabulary as we read… UNITARY SYSTEM FEDERAL SYSTEM AUTOCRACY OLIGARCHY DEMOCRACY TRADITIONAL ECONOMY MARKET ECONOMY MIXED ECONOMY COMMAND ECONOMY GOVERNMENT/DEBATE NOTES
Should students your age be allowed to vote? What type of economic system do you think is ideal for the United States? What do you think are things that local citizens should be responsible for? What do you think are things that the government should be responsible for? 10 MINUTE DEBATE
Government Worksheet Read the handouts with your group and then answer the questions/do the activities in your journal. ** BINDER CHECK TODAY!**