Guiding Thought Question: What three American cities have the greatest impact in the development of American Culture? Defend your answer for each city.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the contributions to culture by the movement of people.Students will work through a mapping activity where they investigate the great migration of African Americans to Northern Cities and make a web map of the cultural groups in their own city.
Day 2.6 Forum - Cradle of Culture
Guiding Thought Question: From your experience how would you describe the American Culture? Is it something that is unique or more of a mixture of culture? Provide examples to support your reasoning.
"Being American means...drinking a coffee with Colombian coffee beans while driving to work in a Japanese car, wearing clothes made in Vietnam, then stopping to pick up Chinese food on your way home, to watch television on your Korean television while sitting on your Swedish furniture"
Today's Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the influences to American Culture and provide specific examples of exactly how American Culture has been influenced by different areas. Students will complete an assignment having them apply knowledge of American culture and answering critical thinking questions.
Day 2.2 - Cultural Variations
Day 2.1 Forum - What is Culture?
Sociology Class Forum
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.