Religion 10: Reflection on Morality
Religion 10: Reflection on Morality A reflection is a process of self-examination. When you reflect, you look back at something that happened in your life and you try to learn how that experience changed you. Through reflection, you can get to better understand yourself and how you should act in your life based on the lessons you learn from your experiences. Directions: Write the reflection by answering all of the following sections of questions. Each question should get its own paragraph. There is no required length, but the reflection should show solid effort. The assignment must be typed. The assignment will be graded on the following factors: Completion and Coverage – how well you discussed and covered the questions in each section. Depth of thought – how specific and detailed your explanations are. Grammar and writing – how clearly you write with limited mistakes. Effort and attention to guidelines Writing Guidelines: The assignment should be written in 12 point font with standard margins. Writing should have 1.5 or double line spacing. Each number should have its own paragraph. Do not number your paragraphs in your writing. Do attach a report recover or separate title page. For your heading, simply include your name, the period of your religion class, my name. If you have a title, simply call it morality reflection. 1. Introduction – What are two values are really important for you and how have they helped to shape your life? How well do you live out these values? What kind of role does your faith play in your decision-making? Who has been someone that has had a profound effect in helping you to be better person? How has this person really influenced you? 2. Write about a recent experience within the past 2 years when you made an important moral choice that helped you become a better person. What was the decision? What was going on at the time when you made the choice? What influenced you either positively or negatively to make the choice? How did it help you become a better person? How did your faith play a role or not play a role in your decision? Is there anything you can learn from this choice looking back on it now? 3. Write about a recent experience within the past 2 years when you made a significant immoral choice that caused you to become a worse person or had harmful effects. What was the decision? What was going on that the time? How did you come to that decision or what influenced you? What were the negative effects of the decision either personally or on your relationships with others? Looking at this decision now, is there anything you can learn from this? 4. Conclusion: Being a moral high-school aged person in modern society is very difficult since there are so many challenges and negative influences. What are two challenges in society that you have seen or heard about that make it difficult to be a faithful or good person? What would be an effective way to overcome or deal with each challenge?