Class Activity: Defining Culture Skits

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Goal: To help students understand that cultures are learned, communicated, layered, and lived.


Time: 30 minutes


1. Divide class into 4 groups.


2. Assign each group one of the following topics:

     Culture is learned.

     Culture is communicated.

     Culture is layered.

     Culture is lived.


3. Give students 15 to 20 minutes to design a short skit to help demonstrate their topic about culture. Encourage them to be creative and involve all group members in the skit development.


4. Have students perform their skits for the class and then discuss how each concept specific plays out in daily communication.