Slides in Quarter 2 Culture and the Environment Lesson One, Week One (copy) (copy) (copy)
1.In what ways does the environment affect how civilizations develop?
2.Does a culture/group’s opinion of the environment affect how they treat it?
3.What resources are necessary to support civilizations? How do people access and use those resources? Factual/Debatable/Conceptual
4. Does the environment affect people more, or do people affect the environment more? Factual/Debatable/Conceptual
Learning Goals :
SWBAT summarize Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
SWBAT use text evidence to support thinking in analysis of Guns, Germs, and Steel
SWBAT form and defend theories found in the text Guns, Germs, and Steel
Learning Goals: SWBAT correctly define Environmental Determinism and Cultural Relativism
SWBAT compare and contrast aspects of culture
SWBAT make evaluative statements about the themes in Guns,Germs,and Steel
courteous and polite
"They were comparatively civil to their daughter"
(polite, courteous, well mannered, well bred, gentlemanly, chivalrous, gallant, ladylike, gracious)
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin civilis, from civis ‘citizen’.
Language and Communication