Describe culture in one word.
"Students will learn what culture is and what it entails around the world."
Culture is the behavior, beliefs, practices, and language of a group of people. Culture can be seen in the food, music, art, festivals, and celebrations of a people. Culture helps us to understand other people and their beliefs.
Culture: A set of values, beliefs, practices, and behaviors shared by a group of people. Heritage: A group’s inherited traditions, beliefs, customs, and language. Diversity: The presence of different types of people in a community or group.
The ancient Egyptians believed cats were sacred animals, with the goddess Bastet often depicted in cat form. In ancient Greece, people believed honeybees were a gift from the gods. The ancient Incas believed in a god that was both the sun and the moon.
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Work together in pairs: What is an example of a cultural practice that is unique to your family or community?
How does culture shape our beliefs and values, and what are some examples of how different cultures have different perspectives on issues such as family, religion, and community?
Work together in pairs: What are some examples of cultural differences that you have experienced firsthand?
What is the traditional dance of Hawaii called?
What is the national sport of Japan?
'Dia de los Muertos' is a holiday celebrated in which country?
What do people celebrate during Oktoberfest?
- Grapes Harvest
- Beer and Bavarian Culture
Which country has a custom of afternoon siestas, or naps?