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Ch 54: TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Culture & Society

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The TExES Core Subjects 4-8 Exam may include questions covering culture and society. You can prepare for these questions by going through the video lessons located in this chapter.

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Culture & Society - Chapter Summary

If you want to do well on the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 Exam, make sure that you have a thorough understanding of the subject of culture and society. You'll find studying up on these topics much easier if you use the lessons we have provided you in this chapter. Each lesson will teach you about a different topic you will need to know for the exam, such as:

  • Major elements of cultures
  • Definition, theory and stages of cultural adaptation
  • Social institutions
  • Geography of religion
  • Gender roles
  • Science and technology after 1945
  • Social and political developments since 1945
  • Post-1945 art and culture

Each lesson will go over all the information you'll need to know on its respective topic, ensuring that you are familiar with the society and culture topics you'll find on the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 Exam. The chapter's practice quiz questions will be helpful in testing your understanding of these topics.

8 Lessons in Chapter 54: TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Culture & Society
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Elements of Culture: Explanation of the Major Elements That Define Culture

1. Elements of Culture: Explanation of the Major Elements That Define Culture

Culture combines many elements to create a unique way of living for different people. In this lesson, we identify four of the elements that exist in every culture, albeit in different forms: symbols, language, values, and norms. We also differentiate between folkways and mores.

Cultural Adaptation: Definition, Theory, Stages & Examples

2. Cultural Adaptation: Definition, Theory, Stages & Examples

What happens when you move from one culture to another? In this lesson, we will discuss the different stages of adapting to a new culture, also known as the theory of cultural adaptation.

Social Institutions: Definition & Examples

3. Social Institutions: Definition & Examples

Explore the inner workings of how societies establish subsystems that facilitate their survival. Learn about how each of these institutions contributes to the overall functioning of a society.

Geography of Religion: Political & Social Impacts

4. Geography of Religion: Political & Social Impacts

In this lesson, you'll consider why geographers take an interest in the religions of people around the world. We'll also discuss how conflicts arise between groups with different beliefs and experiences.

Gender Roles in Society: Definition & Overview

5. Gender Roles in Society: Definition & Overview

In this lesson, we will define gender roles and look into the traditional roles of men and women. We will also explore the shift in these roles and how they appear today.

The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact

6. The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact

In this lesson, we explore just a few of the numerous advances and innovations made in the worlds of sciences and technology, from automobiles and televisions to computers and phones that can fit in the palm of your hand.

Social & Political Developments Since 1945

7. Social & Political Developments Since 1945

In this lesson, we examine several social and political developments in the United States and in Western Europe since 1945, from the civil rights movement to the creation of the European Union.

Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists

8. Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists

In this lesson, we explore the art and culture of post-World War II Western society, from the fledgling television programming to the disparate directions of 20th-century art.

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