Your cultural journal is a place for reflection and for connecting the topics we learn about in class with assigned activities, your experiences and observations.
Unit 1 is designed to increase your:
Cultural Journal #1:
Please respond to the following prompt:
Your assignment should be 300 words in length. You must use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. Remember that the purpose of this assignment is for you to reflect on the qestions that are posed and relate your reflections to topics that we cover in class. The goal is reflection and course connection. Please be thoughtful in your responses.
Assessment Criteria: Your journal will be graded based on being turned in on time, length, writing quality, conceptual accuracy and course connections. Points will be deducted:
Religion provides guidance and a framework for the appropriate ways of thinking and behaving, which are passed from elders to the young generation through stories, bible readings, and church teachings. Most Africans are Christians and Muslims. In the ancestral state, people used to worship in shrines and offer sacrifices, but as the world is changing, most people worship in churches. At a young age, people are taught the right morals of dressing, talking, and acting. For example, in African culture, it is believed that, as a woman, you are not supposed to walk around wearing a short dress as it symbolizes a lack of morals and respect.