Social 8 — Introduction to Culture

This will be an INDIVIDUAL assignment that you will work on today and on Monday.  You will have the lap tops available if you wish you submit your assignment electronically.  However, the answers to the questions must come from the textbook or your own head and no research should be done on the computer, it is merely for word processing.

  1. Read pages 66-75
  2. Define the following:  mosaic, customs, rituals, etiquette, multicultural, racism, stereotype, dialect, government, informal education, formal education, prejudice, bias
  3. What 9 common elements of culture to societies share?  List and explain each in a minimum of one sentence.
  4. Why should you learn about cultures?
  5. P. 75 — #1, #2, #3 and #4

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