2 CultureMain Idea:Culture, a group’s shared practices and beliefs, differs from group to group and changes over time.
3 CultureCulture is the set of beliefs, goals, and practices that a group of people share.Includes many aspects of life, such as language and religion, that we may share with people around usEach is unique
4 Culture TraitsA culture trait is an activity or behavior in which people often take part, such as language spoken or sports played.Can be shared by people around the world.Can change from place to place.For example, all around the globe people play soccer.
5 Development of Culture Culture traits are often learned or passed down from one generation to the next.Within families as traditions, foods, or holiday customs.Laws and moral codes within societies.
7 Got it? What role do families play in the development of culture? Pass down traditions such as food, holiday customs and more.What Is one culture trait you share with many other people of the world? What is one that is not shared by many other cultures?Shared: sports, movies, computers; not shared: particular holiday customs, clothing, etc.What are some culture traits that immigrants to your area have adopted from the United States?Language, dress, food, etc.
8 Development of Culture Cultures develop as people learn new culture traits, like immigrants who move to a new country.Other factors, such as history and environment, also affect how cultures develop.
9 The world includes many different culture groups. In Japan, everyone speaks the same language and follows the same practices.A culture region is an area in which people have many shared culture traits, such as religious beliefs, language, or lifestyle.A single culture region can dominate an entire country.
10 The world includes many different culture groups. North – ModernMexicoSouth – TraditionalA culture region is an area in which people have many shared culture traits, such as religious beliefs, language, or lifestyle.A single culture region can dominate an entire country.A single country may include more than one culture region within its borders.
11 The world includes many different culture groups. A culture region is an area in which people have many shared culture traits, such as religious beliefs, language, or lifestyle.A single culture region can dominate an entire country.A single country may include more than one culture region within its borders.A culture region may stretch across country borders.The Arab culture extends across Soutwest Asia and North Africa
12 The world includes many different culture groups. Often, culture regions are based on ethnic groups—groups of people who share a common culture and ancestry.They can share religion, language and even special foods.
13 The world includes many different culture groups. Cultural diversity is the state of having a variety of cultures in the same area.Creates an interesting mix of ideas, behaviors, and practicesCan sometimes lead to conflict.
14 New ideas and events lead to changes in culture. How Cultures ChangeInnovations—new ideas or ways of doing things—often bring about cultural changes.As societies come into contact with each other, cultures can change.
15 Innovations & Inventions Have you ever seen a movie about the Civil War or the Wild West? How has culture changed in the United States since then?
16 Spanish invade the Americas Introduce the Indians to horses and firearms.The Indians introduce them to new foods like potatoes and chocolate.
17 New ideas and events lead to changes in culture. How Ideas SpreadThe spread of culture traits from one region to another is called cultural diffusion.Occurs when people move from one place to anotherTakes place as new ideas spread from place to place
19 Got it?How did the Native American culture change after the Spanish conquered the Americas? How did the Spanish culture change.Horses, firearmsnew foods like potatoes and chocolate.How could the internet encourage cultural diffusion?Allows communication quickly between different cultures.Why have immigrant groups usually adopted the language of their new home? Why have some continued to speak their native language?To communicate and fit inTo preserve their own culture
20 HomeworkBring in a picture or pictures of things that are part of your personal culture. If necessary, you can draw it yourself.NOTE: The items are going to be used as part of an activity tomorrow, so make they are things you don’t have to give back.