The World Historical Transformation of Marriage

Topics: Marriage, Paragraph, Divorce Pages: 10 (2070 words) Published: October 31, 2012
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חומר הלימוד למטלה:
חוברת עבודה-Part 1
(בקורס המתוקשב : לומדה –Part 1 )

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The World Historical Transformation of Marriage

Eye-catching features
1. Check (() the eye-catching features that appear in this text. source of the text
date of publication
( title
( subtitle or information under the title
author’s name
biographical information about the author
( section headings which divide the text into different topics ( bold or italicized letters
enlarged quotes
tables/ graphs/ charts/ maps/ pictures
bibliography/ references/ further reading
(2 points)
Skimming and Scanning

Skim the text by reading the first and last paragraphs. Then answer questions 2 and 3.

2. Based on the eye-catching features and on your skimming:
a. what is the author's perspective on the topic of marriage? Check (() one:
( religious
(( historical
( economic

Support your choice with the following:
A quote from the eye-catching features: " As a historian, I am always explaining to people that many things that seem new in family life are actually quite traditional". A quote from the first or last paragraph:" In the current historical context, the appropriate question for researchers and family counselors is not what single family form or marriage arrangement we would prefer in the abstract, but how we can help people in a wide array of different committed relationships to minimize their shortcomings and maximize their solidarities". (3 points)

3. The title of the text mentions the "transformation of marriage". a. Which paragraph tells us how the institution of marriage has been transformed? Check (() one: (( first paragraph( last paragraph

b. What has changed about marriage?
__ There are two providers families ,"living together", out-of-wedlock births, or nonmarital also . Divorce was higher in Malaysia during the 1940s and 1950s than it is today in the United States.

(1+3 points)

4a. Continue skimming by reading the first paragraph of each section (or part of the first paragraph). Use the information to predict the topic of each section. (One has been done as an example).

|SECTION |TOPIC | |1. Paragraphs 1 – 6 |__2__ the function of marriage in the past | |2. The real traditional marriage |__3__ historians' view of the transformation of | |(par. 7 – 11) |marriage | |3. The love revolution | 1. introduction | |(par. 12 – 17) | | |4. Adapting better to new forms of |__6__ there is no going back to traditional | |marriage |marriage | |(par. 18 – 19) | | |5. Government pro-marriage programs |_4___ the transformation of marriage | |(par. 20 – 21) | | |6. Conclusions...
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