Cultural Event Reaction Paper
Extra Credit

  1. Before attending the selected cultural event, research the culture on which the event is based and take notes--attach to the Reaction Paper
  2. Attend the event
    1. Ask questions about the activities
    2. Collect handouts and attach to the Reaction Paper
  3. Writing the reaction paper
    1. The Document--One-Two Page, double-spaced, and typewritten
    2. The Content
      1. Introduction--a brief statement describing the selected event
      2. Body
        1. Describe what you knew about the event prior to this experience based on research or experiential background
        2. Comment on your cultural experience and how it added to your knowledge of that particular culture
      3. Conclusion--What did you learn that a book could not teach. If your only answer has to with the aesthetics of the culture, that is acceptable--discuss color, texture, sound, movement, etc., the things books cannot describe.

TO RECEIVE EXTRA CREDIT THE ASSIGNMENT MUST BE TURNED IN WITH THE NEXT EXAM. NO MORE THAN ONE EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT PER EXAM.

Thanks to Dianne Oyler for the design of this assignment.