Part 2: 75 points
Students will hand in a typed, appropriately formatted essay covering each of the above segments.
Essay should make reference to AT LEAST one of our readings for the unit
Blog (John Bocksay): https://bosmosis.wordpress.com/2013/02/21/the-cultural-artifacts-around-me/ (definitions
of culture/artifact or the similarity of the chosen artifact to one presented in the short story or blog).
Must include AT LEAST 2 outside sources the student will use in the
Students will define culture and artifact, using discussions and readings with written response in order
to both define and understand the breadth of definitions for these terms.
Readings and research for deeper understanding. Students will be required to have at least THREE
outside sources for their essay.
Write a 4-6 page research essay on your cultural artifact, its context and meaning
Format (5 points) ____________
Visual element (10-20 points) ____________
Introduction (defines artifact and identifies culture(s) it represents) 10 points ____________
History (10 points; 5 for writing, 5 for appropriate in-text citations) ____________
Student connection (10 points) ____________
Connotations: What others say (5 points) ____________
What you say (5 points)