Wachusett Regional School District
Wachusett Mountain

 World Language
Culture - Strand 2

Curriculum Frameworks K-12

Approved by School Committee 02/09/98

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Communication - Strand 1
Connection - Strand 3
Participation - Strand 4

Culture is the aggregate of the traditions, belief systems, values and customs shared by a group of people. It is reflected in their society's characteristic features - ideas, language, behaviors, manifestations, artifacts and symbols.

Through conversing, listening, reading, writing, viewing and presenting, all students will:

  • Identify cultural and linguistic characteristics
  • Compare and contrast cultural and linguistic characteristics, identifying similarities and differences
  • Ceact appropriately in social situations
  • Examine and analyze cultural contributions of diverse groups

 Student learning may include activities such as role playing a culture clash, discussing