All People Have a Culture

Report
Vocabulary
• culture
 government
• custom
 religion
• society
 legacy
• values
Meeting
Basic
Needs
 We all have basic needs
 We meet these needs by
 food
 water
living and working
together.
 shelter
• Culture
– The way people meet
their basic needs
– Includes the ways that its
people live, think, believe
and feel
– All people have culture
• Although we all have the
same basic needs cultures
meet them in different
ways
– For example what people eat
or wear depends on their
customs
– Customs are social habits or
ways of living in a group
Shelter
 What it is like depends
on where you live
Society
 Society is a group of people who are bound together by
the same culture
Values and Culture
 How should people act
 The way people answer
toward one another?
 What is right and what is
wrong?
 What is the purpose of
life?
such questions often
depends on their values
 Values are beliefs, or
ideals, that guide the way
people live
 Values show what
people believe is
important
Government
 The established form of ruling
 This is another part of culture
Religion
 Values are part of religion
 Religion is a belief in God or gods
 Members of a religion have a common way of worship
 There are thousands of religions around the world
Legacy
 Each culture is built upon a legacy of the past
 A legacy is made up of traditions that have developed
over many years
 A legacy is handed down from one generation to the
next
 We will try to answer the following questions as we
explore cultures of the past:
 What are their legacies?
 What are their achievements?
 How have they contributed to world history and caused
today’s world to be a better place?
What is Culture?
The shelters
we live in
The religion
we believe in
The values we
accept
The customs
and traditions
we follow
The language
we speak
What
gives a
society its
character?
The arts and
recreation we
develop
The
knowledge we
share
The tools we
use
The foods we
eat
The
governments
we organize
The things we
make
The clothes
we wear

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