signs/symbols - alphabet - words - expressions - pronunciations
government & laws - family - education - places of worship - ethnic groups
dance - literature - art - music - theater - folktales - crafts
games - arts - toys - media - holidays - celebrations - sports
morals/values - customs & traditions - religions - ethnicity - religious holidays
currency - business - jobs & services - goods/products - food - shelter/clothing - communication/technology - transportation - tools & supplies
geology - geography - habitat - wildlife - climate - resources
a learned way of living that is shared by a group of people
factors found in every culture
a group of people who have things in common that relate to their life
Why study the Cultural Characteristics?
It is a way to talk about and compare cultures. A way to learn about different cultures.
What are cultural characteristics?
factors or behaviors that exist in various forms in all societies