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