Family Traditions -Sociology
By: Rene Runions
Traditions for Thanksgiving
-On Thanksgiving my family goes to my Grandma Nancy's and Grandpa Merlin's for lunch and dinner. We play card games like phase 10 and watch football.
Traditions on Halloween
-To get ready for Halloween my brother, sister and I carve pumpkins. My mom dries out the seeds and then bakes them for snacks :3
-When everyone finishes eating, my cousin and I go and hide Easter eggs for the kids to find
-My Grandma Nancy makes her Texas Cake for everyone's birthday
-Whenever my family throws a party at my house, we sing Karaoke in the basement
-On Sunday mornings, I go with my dad to the Hen House for breakfast with my Grandpa Al
3 terms that relate to 3 traditions of mine
example) For my family, a norm is having brunch at my house every Christmas
2.Values- broad ideas about what is good or desirable shared by people in a society
example) A value in my family is to always celebrate things together, whether its a birthday or a holiday
3.Real Culture- actual behavior patterns of members of a group
example) The real culture in my family tradition the pattern of Easter mass, breakfast at my house, then an Easter hunt.