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Chapter 4.2 Culture and Society

Text: WSEH pp. 96-101
Periods: 3.5

Before the Lesson

  1. Prepare Objectives, Opening Instructions, and Homework slides
  2. Prepare Chapter 4.1 Terms Quiz
  3. Prepare Rally Swap worksheet

Objectives

  1. Learn how people are organized into groups.
  2. Investigate language.
  3. Explore the role of religion.
  4. Sequence important events.

Prior Knowledge

  1. KWL: Culture and Society

Guided Instruction

  1. Review and explain the lesson objectives
  2. Vocabulary Builder
    • society: a group of people sharing a culture
    • social structure: a pattern of organized relationships among groups of people within a society
    • social class: a grouping of people based on rank or status
    • nuclear family: a mother, a father, and their children
    • extended family: a family that includes several generations
    • status: rank or position
  3. Rally Read: How Society is Organized (pp.96-97)

Guided Practice

  1. Rally Swap: What is the difference between a nuclear family and an extended family?
  2. Rally Swap: Why might urbanization cause nuclear families to become more common?
  3. Rally Swap: How has people's ability to improve their status changed over time?
  4. Rally Swap: Study the picture on p. 97. Is this a nuclear family or an extended family?

Independent Practice

  1. Outline: How Society is Organized (pp. 96-97)

Assessment

  1. Reading Check: What is the basic social unit of societies?

Guided Instruction

  1. Vocabulary Builder
    • concept: idea
  2. Rally Read: Language and The World: Major Language Groups (pp. 98-99)

Guided Practice

  1. Rally Swap: Study the map on pp. 98-99. What major language group is found on all six inhabited continents?
  2. Rally Swap: Based on the places where Austronesian languages are spoken today, how do you think the first speakers of these languages traveled?
  3. Rally Swap: What is an appropriate example of a word that has a different meaning in two different cultures?
  4. Rally Swap: What other forms of cultural communication might depend on senses other than hearing?
  5. Rally Swap: Why might the customs of a French-speaking Canadian differ from those of an English-speaking Canadian?
  6. Rally Swap: Study the map on pp. 98-99. What are the language groups spoken in Australia?
  7. Rally Swap: Study the map on pp. 98-99. Why might Australia share a language group with Europe?

Independent Practice

  1. Outline: Language (pp. 98-99)

Assessment

  1. Reading Check: What is the relationship between language and culture?

Guided Instruction

  1. Vocabulary Builder
    • ritual: ceremony or custom
  2. Rally Read: The World: Major Religions and Religion (pp. 100-101)

Guided Practice

  1. Rally Swap: Study the map on p. 100. What religions are practiced in South America?
  2. Rally Swap: Study the map on p. 100. Which of the continents has the greatest variety of religions? Why do you think this is so?
  3. Rally Swap: Study the map on p. 100. What are “Sunni” and “Shi'a”?
  4. Rally Swap: What are some of the common features among the world's religions?

Independent Practice

  1. Outline: Religion (p. 101)

Assessment

  1. Reading Check: Why is religion important to people?
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