Social Studies Review Sheet Exam on Culture Ms. Cooper Materials in your binder: Your Culture Web and the elements listed Your Inspiration Culture Web The reading packets: What is Culture? How Does Culture Work? Your Cornell notes from each packet My vocabulary sheets with all 17 culture words defined (from the reading) The American Slurp and the homework questions The Araboolies and the class review sheet (to be completed next week) Cultural Borrowing reading and homework questions. Review sheet questions and answers Your index cards for each vocabulary word with definitions and pictures Vocabulary Words and Concepts: 1. Culture 2. Culture Traits 3. Ethnocentrism 4. Enculturation 5. Acculturation 6. Norms 7. Mores 8. Folkways 9. Laws 10.Taboos 11. Dynamic 12. Invention 13. Innovation 14. Cultural Diffusion 15. Subculture 16. Non-material culture 17. Material Culture 18. Technology 19. Culture Puzzle 20. Geography How to Prepare for the Test: 1. Organize all your notes in your binder making certain that you have all the materials you need. Check with me if there is something missing. 2. Study the 17 vocabulary words – make sure that you can give examples for each. (Your examples may be from real life experiences or reading materials.) 3. Use your index cards to test yourself on the vocabulary. Let your pictures help you to understand the words, not memorize them. 4. Use the A-Z worksheets to test yourself on the different concepts (I have extra copies on the back table – all the time!) 5. Test yourself using the Cornell Notes format. Concepts to focus on: 1. Review the culture web and understand (not memorized) the various traits that fall under each one. 2. Be able to give examples of each trait and how it might be different from one culture to another. 3. Understand how culture is like a ‘puzzle’ and what happens if one of the pieces falls apart or gets weak. 4. Understand how the geography of any place affects parts of the culture and be able to give examples. 5. Understand ALL the vocabulary words and be prepared to give real life examples. Sample Questions: 1. How is culture like a puzzle? Explain and give and example of what happens when a government becomes weak. What other elements are affected? How? 2. What is a folkway and give an example of a folkway in this culture. 3. Cultures are dynamic. Give three ways a culture might change. 4. What does the story of the blue jeans tell us about cultural diffusion? 5. How is a mores different from a folkway? 6. Describe the teenage culture and why it is a sub-culture of the American culture. 7. What is the difference between an invention and an innovation? Give an example of each. 8. What culture word(s) can best be used to describe the story of the All American Slurp? Of Cultural Borrowing? Of The Aaraboolies?
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