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Chapter 4.3 Cultural Change

Before the Lesson

  1. Prepare Objectives, Opening Instructions, and Homework slides
  2. Prepare Chapter 4.2 Terms Quiz
  3. Prepare Rally Read Shrink slides
  4. Prepare Rally Swap worksheet
  5. Prepare Concept Map worksheet

Objectives

  1. Explore how cultures change.
  2. Learn how ideas spread from one culture to another.
  3. Identify signal words to clarify the order of events.

Prior Knowledge

Guided Instruction

  1. Rally Read: How Cultures Change (pp. 104-06)
  2. Discussion: Are blue jeans American?

Guided Practice

  1. Rally Swap: Look at the picture at the bottom of p. 105. How might such high speed trains affect how far away people can live from where they work?
  2. Rally Swap: Look at the second paragraph on p. 106. What do the words before that tell you about the sequence of events? Which happened first - the events after those words or the events in the preceding sentence?
  3. Rally Swap: What are three factors that can change a culture?
  4. Rally Swap: Since cultures change over time, what kinds of changes do you predict may happen to your culture in the future?

Independent Practice

  1. Concept Map: Cultural Change

Assessment

  1. Reading Check: How did the invention of cars change culture?

Guided Instruction

  1. Rally Read: How Ideas Spread (pp. 106-08)

Guided Practice

  1. Rally Swap: Look at the graph on p. 107. What was the number of internet users halfway through 2002?
  2. Rally Swap: Look at the graph on p. 107. According to the graph, which year had the greatest increase of internet users?
  3. Rally Swap: Look at the graph on p. 107. Based on the trend shown in the graph, how do you think the number of internet users has changed since 2002?
  4. Rally Swap: Use your computer to get an estimate from at least two different sources on the current number of internet users. You must use information from 2017 or 2018.
  5. Rally Swap: Why are MP3s more convenient than CDs or tapes?
  6. Rally Swap: What is cultural diffusion?
  7. Rally Swap: How does cultural diffusion occur?
  8. Rally Swap: What would you say is the most important impact of the Internet on your daily life?
  9. Rally Swap: What is one benefit of technology?
  10. Rally Swap: What is one challenge of technology?

Independent Practice

  1. Concept Map: Cultural Change?

Assessment

  1. Reading Check: How has technology affected the speed of cultural change?
  2. Chapter 4.3 Assessment
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