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Assignment Details

Review the scenario, and then use the following to create a journal entry. Journal entries provide the writer with an opportunity to collect their thoughts and reflect in a less formal way than they would in a traditional essay. Although a journal is not a traditional essay in format or tone, all of the elements necessary for good writing still apply, including attention to grammar, thorough proofreading and spelling checks, and presenting views in an organized paragraph structure.

Scenario

As part of your company’s commitment to cultural awareness, each employee is urged to bring a piece of art, clothing, music, or something similar that you think represents your culture and how you think of yourself.

For example: What is the significance of the quilt in the Alice Walker story, Everyday Use?

Journal Entry

Write a journal entry which is 1-2 double-spaced pages in length that addresses the following questions. You are not required to include a cover page, but if you refer to information from your textbook or other sources, be sure you provide in-text citations in accordance with APA requirements. Make sure you refer to the rubric to ensure you address all the requirements for the paper.

For your journal entry, think of 2 or 3 possessions in your family that are culturally, socially, or ethnically important to you. Discuss the following:

  1. Description: Identify the family possessions you have chosen and their origins.
  2. Interpretation/Reflection: Why are they so important? What role do they play in your family history?

Reference

MovieMan101pro. (2014, September 21). “Everyday use” Alice Walker [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYrk_oEJpDY

Assignment CriteriaProficient DescriptorPointsContent DescriptionJournal Description:
• Provides personal response to the issues raised in the scenario
• Demonstrates critical thinking in connecting the given scenario to key course concepts from readings and other academic resources.
• Makes relevant inferences through contextual explanations and examples. /20 pts.Interpretation/ReflectionJournal reflection:
• Demonstrates insight and awareness of the relevance of the questions and their cultural implications to the world and society
• Examines personal assumptions and explores alternative perspectives.
• Includes what was learned from engaging with the questions and how it will inform personal behavior in the future, demonstrating growth and awareness. /20 pts.Writing QualityJournal response is well-articulated, including in-text citations and references in accurate APA Style as needed, and is free from grammar, punctuation, usage, and spelling errors./10 pts.Total/50 pts.

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