Acculturation and Assmiliation
1 Examples of different cultures.
Introduce the concept of culture.
Ask what the photos are presenting.
2 What is Assimilation and What is Acculturation?
Present the definition.
Describe the processes and their similarities and differences.
Ask what may influence these processes.
Identify the three processes.
Ask what they mean to the students
Clarify what they are.
Facilitated by using video scribe.
Present definitions through scribe and narrate/ elaborate using examples and images.
3 Describe a scenario.
Ask the class, "think of the factors that affect assimilation or acculturation. Now describe a scenario in which acculturation or assimilation has occurred."
Ask students to share their examples.
Have other classmates analyze the scenario and identify acculturation and or assimilation key terms and processes.
Write a brief one sentence summary of your example on PollEveryWhere and be prepared to share it/ elaborate on it.
4 Why is this important?
Ask students to think and write about :
- personal experience
- the influence on social structures
- other aspects of society that may be influenced by these processes
- possible public policy implications.
Then, have them share their thoughts with the class.
Finally, share the topic and purpose of your research.