Hispanic Heritage runs from September 15-October 15. Students learned about culture, which can include the location or geography of where a person lives. It also includes the achievements of a particular nation, people or social group, the arts, customs/traditions, and social institutions. Cultural Geography is a field of study that determines how the formation and resources of a specific location determines the development of the local culture. This is a separate field from Anthropology. Student learned about traditional companion planting and the civic duties and civic responsibilities that govern a culture/society in general.
Civic Duties include behaviors one must do or there will be consequences. In the American cultures these are:
Participating in Selective Service
Respecting the Rights of Others
Civic Responsibilities include behaviors that do that promote community but there is no penalty. In Diplomatic societies these are:
Within smaller groups, these behaviors are broken down into specific acts of collaboration and expectations
At Samara Learning Center, classroom culture includes:
Being ready to work. This is displayed by: Sitting up straight, Leaning forward, Actively thinking, Tracking the speaker, Noting key information