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DBQ--WHAT IS CULTURE? - TEACHERWEB

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WHAT IS CULTURE? DOCUMENT-BASED QUESTIONS. DIRECTIONS: READ ALL OF THE DOCUMENTS CAREFULLY AND ANSWER QUESTIONS THAT CORRESPOND WITH EACH DOCUMENT ...

    WHAT IS CULTURE?

Document-based Questions

    Directions: Read all of the documents carefully and answer questions that correspond with each document on your own paper.

Document 1

    1. What does the statement in Document 1 mean?

Document 2

http://www.roshan-institute.org

    Culture refers to the following Ways of Life, including but not limited to:

    ; Language : the oldest human institution and the most sophisticated medium of

    expression.

    ; Arts & Sciences : the most advanced and refined forms of human expression.

    ; Thought : the ways in which people perceive, interpret, and understand the world around

    them.

    ; Spirituality : the value system transmitted through generations for the inner well-being of

    human beings, expressed through language and actions.

    ; Social activity : the shared pursuits within a cultural community, demonstrated in a

    variety of festivities and life-celebrating events.

    ; Interaction : the social aspects of human contact, including the give-and-take of

    socialization, negotiation, protocol, and conventions.

2. According to document 2, how can we define culture?

Document 3