Vocabulary for Intro Video

 

Cultural values -ideas that are important in a particular culture

Valley of Values – the name of a game

Valley – the space between two mountains

Stairwell – another word for stars or staircase

To be dominant – to be important

 

Transcript of Introduction to Module Three

 

Hello and welcome to module three. In module three, you’ll see four of the culture bump experts demonstrate a few of the cultural values for you. They’re going to take a walk through the Valley of Values. Now, their Valley of Values is on this stairwell, and you can see, on one side are the green cards that represent the values that tend to be dominant in North American culture. On the other side are the blue cards that are dominant in

contrast/American cultures. Now their Valley of Values is the stairwell. However, your Valley of Values may be in your classroom, in a hallway or even outside. Afterwards, they’ll try to match two of the yellow Name and Claim it Cards to either the green or to the blue. Let’s watch and see how they do that.

 

Instructions

 

Listen to the video again. How does the author make transitions from one idea to another? What words does she use? What tones of voice does she use? What nonverbal behaviors does she use?

 

Transition Words     Tones of Voice          Non-Verbal Behaviors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dictation:

 

Listen to the video again. Fill in the blanks with the words that are missing.

 

Hello and welcome to ______ three. In module three, _______see

four of the __________ bump experts demonstrate a _________ of

the cultural values ______you. They’re going to ________ a walk

through the _______ of Values. Now, their Valley _______ Values

is on this _________, and you can see, ______ one side are the

_________ cards that represent the ________ that tend to be

____________ in North American culture. On the _________side

are the blue ________ that are dominant in _________________

cultures. Now their Valley of Values __________the stairwell.

However, __________ Valley of Values may be in your

_____________, in a hallway or ___________ outside. Afterwards,

they’ll _________ to match two of the _________ Name and Claim

it __________ to either the green ______ to the blue. Let’s

__________ and see how they ________________that.

 

If you were able to do the above activity, then listen to the video once again.

Fill in the blanks with the words that are missing.

 

Hello and ________ to ______ three. In module three, _______see

_______of the __________ bump experts _________ a

_________ of the cultural values ______you. __________ going to

________ a walk through the _______ of Values. _______ their

Valley _______ Values is ________ this _________, and you can

see, ______ one ________ are the _________ cards that

_________ the ________ that __________ to be

____________ in North American ___________. On the

_________side are _________ blue ________ that are dominant in

_________________ cultures. Now ___________Valley of Values

__________the stairwell. __________ __________ Valley of Values

may be in your _____________, in a hallway or ___________

outside. _____________ they’ll _________ to match ________ of

the _________ Name and Claim it __________ to either _______

green ______ to the blue. Let’s __________ and __________ how

they ________________that.

 

Writing:

 

Choose two contrasting values between your culture and the U.S. culture. Write an essay about the values. Follow this outline.

 

Title (Use the names of the values in your title)

 

Paragraph One

Give a description of the four values and give the names of your culture and

the U.S. Tell which values are dominant in which of the cultures. In the last

sentence of the paragraph, tell which values or culture you are going to write about next.

 

Paragraph Two

Write about either the values or about the cultures. Give specific examples

of the values as they are demonstrated in the cultures. In the last sentence of the paragraph, tell which values or culture you are going to write about next.

 

Paragraph Three

Write about either the values or about the cultures. Give specific examples

of the values as they are demonstrated in the cultures. In the last sentence of the paragraph, tell about how you are going to finish the essay.

 

Paragraph Four

Give a summary of the other paragraphs.

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