Cultural Identification Presentation


Objectives


This presentation is a chance for you to explain where you come from and what cultural group you most identify with. Using the “What is Your Culture?” handout, determine for yourself which of those cultural groups most represents who you are. Then, choose a text that you identify with that you can share with the class to explain your cultural identity.


Use the following prompts to direct your presentation:


You might see me as…







What you don’t know is…







I most identify with…





        


The text you identify with might be any of the following:

You need to include a visual or audio aide that will help explain the text. Since your presentation will be limited to three minutes, we will not be watching movie clips. You might, however, play 10-20 seconds of a song.

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Identification with culture

Does not show identification with a specific culture

Identifies with a culture, but it’s not specific

Identifies with a specific culture

Identifies with specific, defined culture

Visual/audio aide

Does not include an aide of any kind, or aide might be inappropriate

Uses an audio or visual aide to represent the text that represents your culture

Explanation of text

Does not explain how the text represents a culture

Attempts to explain how the text represents a culture

Explains how the text represents  a culture

Explains how the text represents a culture and how you identify with that text

Presentation

Does not communicate

Attempts to communicate understanding through verbal and nonverbal means

Communicates understanding through verbal and nonverbal means

Communicates clear, specific understanding through verbal and nonverbal means