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"The New Colossus": Emma Lazarus and the Immigrant Experience


Grade: 9-10
Lexile Level: 1290L
Domain: U.S. History, Arts, Culture, and Religion
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

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Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.

Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

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