Unformatted text preview: What is culture?
Standard 10.1 The
The word culture,
from the Latin colo,
-ere, with its root
meaning "to cultivate“. Culture
Culture refers to the
capacity to classify,
symbolically What is culture?
Standard 10.1 Culture - has been called "the way of life
for an entire society." As such, it includes
codes of manners, dress, language,
religion, rituals, norms of behaviors and
religion rituals norms
systems of belief. What is culture?
A common way of understanding culture is
to see it as consisting of four elements that
are "passed on from generation to
generation by learning alone":
generation values norms institutions Artifacts. What is culture?
Standard 10.1 Values
Values comprise ideas about what in life
seems important. (Fast write) What are the Values in the
United States and why?
United What is culture?
Standard 10.1 Norms
Norms consist of expectations of how
people will behave in various situations. (Fast write) What are the norms in the
United states? What is culture?
Standard 10.1 Institutions
Institutions are the structures of a society
within which values and norms are
transmitted. Fast write) What institution do you go to
daily and show values and social norms?
daily What is culture?
Standard 10.1 Artifacts—things,
Artifacts—things, or aspects of material
culture derive from a culture's values and
norms. Fast write) What artifact in your life
describes What is culture?
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- Fall '11