Geography - 7th Grade
C.P. World History I - 9th Grade
August 29 - What message do you think the author was trying to send with the story of the Nacirema?
›What does excerpt 1 show about Sumerian religion? Use at least 2 specific examples from the text.
›What does excerpt 2 show about how Sumerians felt life should be lived? Used 2 specific quotes from the text. Why do you think the Sumerians felt this way?
›Excerpt 3 is a metaphor – words that have another meaning. In about 1 paragraph, explain what this metaphor is and use at least 2 specific examples from the text to support this answer.
¢What is the benefit of having a class and a caste system?
¢What is a negative aspect of both a class and a caste system?
¢In your opinion, which is better and why?