Essay about Task 2 Template of Cultural Diversity

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Sample Report for EFP1 Task 2. This report is intentionally incomplete. It should be used as a model for organization and development. Please read the marginal comments for important tips. Do NOT copy these paragraphs into your own work.

Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities at Kennedy International School
Suzy Student

Western Governors University

A. Introduction
Kennedy International School is a unique middle school, located in suburban

Commented [CT1]: An introduction is not on the rubric.
However, a brief introduction or abstract introduces your school or organization and provides context for the report.

Virginia. The innovative curriculum is academically challenging and integrates citizenship and
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It reports on the results of survey questions that are part of the U.S. Census. The report explains that the data are important for schools, governmental agencies, and other institutions that may need to provide languageassistance services.

A2. Benefit of Diversity

B1: Culturally-Based Communication Practices
Kennedy International School is proud of its cultural diversity. However, understanding the variety of cultural norms related to language use and communication style has been a challenge for many teachers who have never worked with culturally and linguistically diverse students. Some of the recently arrived students from collectivist-oriented cultures, including many Asian countries, were hesitant to volunteer answers or offer opinions in class discussions.
Teachers noticed that the students often appeared uncomfortable with making presentations and being singled out for praise. A few avoided eye contact with adults as a sign of respect for the

Commented [CT5]: In this part of the report, you must identify by name two of the sources you cited in A1a
(Demographics across the United States). Explain how the two sources helped you to understand more about national demographics. You may use sources you found in the course, U.S. Census
Bureau website, journal articles, the National Center for

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