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For this assignment, you are asked to pick a cultural work from any time period

For this assignment, you are asked to pick a cultural work from any time period and culture and evaluate how the insights you collected help indicate the value of the object to the culture.
Prompt
After making your selection of a cultural work, consider the items below. Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Describe the selected work.
Describe the time period the work belongs to.
Determine the culture the work belongs to and describe its value to that culture.
Explain how the cultural work helped deal with specific societal issues of the time.
Guidelines for Submission
Your submission should be a Word document, one to two pages in length, with 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. Any sources should be cited according to APA style. Consult the Shapiro Library APA Style Guide for more information on citations.
Module Five Short Answer Rubric
Criteria Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value
Descriiption of Work Describes the work selected Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail in describing the work selected Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Descriiption of Time Period Describes the time period that the selected work belongs to Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail in describing the time period that the selected work belongs to Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Determination of Culture and Value Defines the culture that the selected work represents and describes the value to that culture Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail regarding the definition of the culture that the selected work represents Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Explanation of Societal Issues of the Time Explains how the cultural work serves to define specific societal issues of the time Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail regarding a determination of how the cultural work serves to define societal issues of the time Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Articulation of Response Clearly conveys meaning with correct grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, demonstrating an understanding of audience and purpose Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, negatively impacting readability Submission has critical errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, preventing understanding of ideas

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For this assignment, you are asked to pick a cultural work from any time period

For this assignment, you are asked to pick a cultural work from any time period and culture and evaluate how the insights you collected help indicate the value of the object to the culture.
Prompt
After making your selection of a cultural work, consider the items below. Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Describe the selected work.
Describe the time period the work belongs to.
Determine the culture the work belongs to and describe its value to that culture.
Explain how the cultural work helped deal with specific societal issues of the time.
Guidelines for Submission
Your submission should be a Word document, one to two pages in length, with 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. Any sources should be cited according to APA style. Consult the Shapiro Library APA Style Guide for more information on citations.
Module Five Short Answer Rubric
Criteria Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value
Descriiption of Work Describes the work selected Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail in describing the work selected Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Descriiption of Time Period Describes the time period that the selected work belongs to Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail in describing the time period that the selected work belongs to Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Determination of Culture and Value Defines the culture that the selected work represents and describes the value to that culture Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail regarding the definition of the culture that the selected work represents Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Explanation of Societal Issues of the Time Explains how the cultural work serves to define specific societal issues of the time Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail regarding a determination of how the cultural work serves to define societal issues of the time Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Articulation of Response Clearly conveys meaning with correct grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, demonstrating an understanding of audience and purpose Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, negatively impacting readability Submission has critical errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, preventing understanding of ideas

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One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring,

One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring
One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring, Gold, garnets with patterned foil backings, green stone; garnets with unpatterned foil backings are restorations, Frankish
One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring, Gold, garnets with patterned foil backings, green stone; garnets with unpatterned foil backings are restorations, FrankishLinks to an external site.
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/465138?deptids=17&when=A.D.+500-1000&ft=*&offset=0&rpp=40&pos=25Links to an external site.

descriiption of all of the religious symbolism you can find in the art work. (If an outside source is consulted, you must cite the source.) Describe the symbol and explain what it stands for.

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Materials: Use Module 2 Required Reading in your textbook and the Module 2 Onlin

Materials:
Use Module 2 Required Reading in your textbook and the Module 2 Online Exploration as your guides.
Instructions:
For this Personal Critical Response, view and evaluate one work of art from the required online exploration area in this module. Note: You are only permitted to write about a poem or short story from the Module 2 Online Exploration list. Be sure to cite your sources.
1. After reading the required textbook pages and exploring the material in the Module 2 Online Exploration area in this module, write a new thread of at least 200 words containing the following information:
a. Identify the work of art and include the hyperlink to the work you are evaluating. That is, clearly CITE your source.
b. Clearly indicate the type of art you selected, its title, the artist, and the year the art was created. Additional research on the artist and the work is required; be sure to cite all sources, including the textbook and at least ONE additional source.
c. Identify the culture this work seems to represent or by which it is influenced by noting WESTERN or EASTERN and why. (Some Western examples are European, American, Canadian etc. Some Eastern examples are Asian, Native American, Indigenous, etc.)
d. Identify whether the work’s approach is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian.”
e. Identify whether your response to the work is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian.”
f. Evaluate the work’s “craft.” Is this a good example of this type of art? Is it well presented? What are its points of value? What is its message if there is one?
g. Would you recommend this work of art to others? Why or why not?
2. Write replies of at least 50 words per reply to at least two different classmates (total of 100 words), in which you:
a. Explain whether you agree with their evaluation and specify if your response to their selected/evaluated work is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian”
b. Give examples of how the post to which you are responding demonstrates either a “literalist” or “figuratist” perspective.
Tip: For best results, use the letter next to each prompt listed above (a – g) for each of your responses.
the Module 2 Online Exploration
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/

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Materials: Use Module 2 Required Reading in your textbook and the Module 2 Onlin

Materials:
Use Module 2 Required Reading in your textbook and the Module 2 Online Exploration as your guides.
Instructions:
For this Personal Critical Response, view and evaluate one work of art from the required online exploration area in this module. Note: You are only permitted to write about a poem or short story from the Module 2 Online Exploration list. Be sure to cite your sources.
1. After reading the required textbook pages and exploring the material in the Module 2 Online Exploration area in this module, write a new thread of at least 200 words containing the following information:
a. Identify the work of art and include the hyperlink to the work you are evaluating. That is, clearly CITE your source.
b. Clearly indicate the type of art you selected, its title, the artist, and the year the art was created. Additional research on the artist and the work is required; be sure to cite all sources, including the textbook and at least ONE additional source.
c. Identify the culture this work seems to represent or by which it is influenced by noting WESTERN or EASTERN and why. (Some Western examples are European, American, Canadian etc. Some Eastern examples are Asian, Native American, Indigenous, etc.)
d. Identify whether the work’s approach is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian.”
e. Identify whether your response to the work is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian.”
f. Evaluate the work’s “craft.” Is this a good example of this type of art? Is it well presented? What are its points of value? What is its message if there is one?
g. Would you recommend this work of art to others? Why or why not?
2. Write replies of at least 50 words per reply to at least two different classmates (total of 100 words), in which you:
a. Explain whether you agree with their evaluation and specify if your response to their selected/evaluated work is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian”
b. Give examples of how the post to which you are responding demonstrates either a “literalist” or “figuratist” perspective.
Tip: For best results, use the letter next to each prompt listed above (a – g) for each of your responses.
the Module 2 Online Exploration
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/

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How is your topic expressed in the art of the medieval age? How is your topic ex

How is your topic expressed in the art of the medieval age? How is your topic expressed in the sculpture of the medieval age? Find two resources, one for art and one for sculpture (other than one from the E-textbook). Write a 2-3 sentence summary of each resource, and post the summaries, the links and the citation in MLA format to your group discussion. Comment on each resource posted by your group members. You can use the resources in your final project (save and bookmark the citation for your list of works cited).
http://libguides.valenciacollege.edu/roman_medieval

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Watch the 47 minute video, Two Thousand Years: The History of Christianity Part

Watch the 47 minute video, Two Thousand Years: The History of Christianity Part II: Trials and Triumphs in Rome: Christianity in the 3rd and 4th Centuries
and answer the following questions by typing your answers into a Word document and attaching a file:
1. Based on information from the video, describe the changing relationship between early Christians and leaders of the Roman empire, from the death of Jesus to the reign of Constantine.
2. According to the video, how was Constantine’s conversion a “turning point” in history and what were the effects of his conversion?
Trials and Triumphs in Rome: Christianity in the 3rd and 4th Centuries ( Look up video on Youtube)

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Watch the 47 minute video, Two Thousand Years: The History of Christianity Part

Watch the 47 minute video, Two Thousand Years: The History of Christianity Part II: Trials and Triumphs in Rome: Christianity in the 3rd and 4th Centuries
and answer the following questions by typing your answers into a Word document and attaching a file:
1. Based on information from the video, describe the changing relationship between early Christians and leaders of the Roman empire, from the death of Jesus to the reign of Constantine.
2. According to the video, how was Constantine’s conversion a “turning point” in history and what were the effects of his conversion?
Trials and Triumphs in Rome: Christianity in the 3rd and 4th Centuries ( Look up video on Youtube)

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How is your topic expressed in the art of the medieval age? How is your topic ex

How is your topic expressed in the art of the medieval age? How is your topic expressed in the sculpture of the medieval age? Find two resources, one for art and one for sculpture (other than one from the E-textbook). Write a 2-3 sentence summary of each resource, and post the summaries, the links and the citation in MLA format to your group discussion. Comment on each resource posted by your group members. You can use the resources in your final project (save and bookmark the citation for your list of works cited).
http://libguides.valenciacollege.edu/roman_medieval

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Humanities

Directions: Explore the Prezi about David Bethea’s “The Mythopoetic ‘Vectors’ of

Directions:
Explore the Prezi about David Bethea’s “The Mythopoetic ‘Vectors’ of Russian Literature” at this link: Vectors of Russian Literature Choose two “vectors” about Russian culture and comment on them.
Use link to answer questions:
https://prezi.com/ykuznci4zzv8/vectors-of-russian-literature/
Questions: is there anything that seems unique to Russia? Are there any ways in which Russia and the US are similar? Different? Are there additional cultures and worldviews that would be interesting to compare and contrast to Russia? How so?