Learning Goal: I’m working on a sociology discussion question and need support to help me learn.
ACTIVITY/PROMPT #1 –Nacirema Article（400 words)
After reading this article by Minor please answer the following questions:
- What are your initial impressions of the Nacirema people and their culture?
- Do you find any of their beliefs or practices strange? Why/why not?
- Do you find any of their beliefs or practices familiar? Why/why not?
- Identify at least one example of “material” and one example of “non-material” culture in this article.
- Without knowing anything else about the Nacirema people where do you think this culture is located?
Why are we reading this article this week?