Ethnic or cultural background has shaped your personal identity in various ways this is what will influence most of the ways that you use in handling matters as it forms the foundation of your. Have students reflect on how each individual identity colors and shapes the way they view and interact with the world the teacher can use her own identity shells to illustrate this concept mrs. Your background, your influences, your religious observances, your language, your ideas, your work environment, your community experiences - all of these factors come together to create a unique individual, an individual who can contribute to a diverse class and a diverse world. My family is nigerian therefore i am a nigerian, nigerian culture has affected my personal identity positively, it affects my education, the way i see life, my belief and traditions my family's customs and traditions definitely played a vital role in my pursuit for quality education. I am doing this for school and i really love my culture however i am totally confused how my culture shaped my personal identity because i have a biracial grandmother and i have to talk about my culture and i don't really know much about all this.
These journeys have helped to shape american culture all of your ancestors and the important adults in our lives have brought unique customs and traditions to our community so these journeys are important to you and to the community. Just as with your personal identity, you build your network identity through the choices you make the good news is, for most of us, choosing whether or not you want to have a relationship with someone is easier than deciding what abstract principles to follow. Your functioning within your environment, and your environment affects the development and expression of your inherited traits evidence of this interaction is all around you. In this lesson, students will explore how factors such as race, religion and family shape a person's personal identity they will then create self-portraits made up of objects, symbols and/or.
A person's understanding of their own cultural identity develops from birth and is shaped by the values and attitudes prevalent at home and the surrounding, noting that the cultural identity, in its essence, relates to our need to belong. Identity, teaching, and learning • 13 race is not an accepted anthropological or biological concept, it is a very powerful cultural and political concept throughout the world. Ethnic or cultural background has shaped your personal identity invarious ways this is what will influence most of the ways that youuse in handling matters as it forms the fo undation of. Religious identity is a specific type of identity formationparticularly, it is the sense of group membership to a religion and the importance of this group membership as it pertains to one's self-concept.
30 chapter 2 language and identity this chapter: • describes current perspectives on the concept of identity and its connection to culture and language use • explores some of the more relevant theoretical insights and empirical findings on. In her book, bodies, psychotherapist susie orbach (2009) remarks on how the relationship between body and self in western culture has changed over timebefore industrialization, our bodies were. Continuing them in your own family is a great way to teach your children about your family's cultural and religious history, thus adding to their personal identity if you're having a hard time coming up with traditions for your new family, your family history is a great place to mine for them.
Identity is a socially and historically constructed concept we learn about our own identity and the identity of others through interactions with family, peers, organizations, institutions, media and other connections we make in our everyday life. My formal educational background has been primarily the public school system in addition to formal education, and perhaps more influential, i have been educated from other sources including my parents, peers, travels, uu church, nature, mixed media, and visual environments the quality of education i received at my high school was very inconsistent. My 1st question is write down at least three significant events in your family background or history that have influenced your values, beliefs and attitudes.
The culture of your family has been influenced by the background of your parents, the area of the world they have lived in, the language they speak, and the culture of their families in this assignment, you will be exploring your personal culture by creating a collage which shows various aspects of your personal identity and culture. My personal cultural background kim stringfield-davis university of phoenix soc/315 november 20, 2008 my personal cultural background within this paper this student will discuss how the aspects of ones cultural background can shape and define the structure of their being.
While there has been much debate, and some confusion, about the differences between sexual identity and gender identity as well as how these concepts influence sexual orientation, identity formation is considered to be a significant part of an individual's socialization (browne, 2008) cultural influences play a large part in this process as. The purpose of this assignment is to illustrate recognition of your own cultural background and how your worldview has been shaped by your family, role models and life experiences this autobiography will help you express an appreciation for your own cultural identity and discover potential areas of development. My ethnicity or race is hispanic and i'm proud of that being mexican and ecuadorian have basically been my life it affects my entire lifestyle such as my religion, culture, and eating habits.