In this activity, you will research an alternative marriage practice.
1. Choose one of the topics from the list, or think of your own. Next to each topic is a link to an internet resource that you can use in your research.
civil unions (Sample link)
dowry (Sample link)
mail-order & internet brides (Sample link)
matchmaking (Sample link)
polygamy (Sample link)
serial monogamy (Sample link)
2. Research the topic on the Internet. Take notes. Use the questions below to guide your research:
What is / are ________________________?
In what cultures might you find___________________________?
Would _____________________________ be legal in your culture? Why or why not?
What do you think about______________________________? Why do you feel this way?
3. Organize your information into a short presentation to share with the rest of the class. Remember to use some of the transitional phrases we talked about in Unit 8 on page 146-147.