Books and Passages

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

Passage

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/lessons/the_new_colossus_emma_lazarus_and_the_immigrant_experience_1290_passage_and_questions.pdf

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

Questions for this text can be found in the Paired Text tab.


Paired Text Lesson

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/passages-new-colossus_files.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/passages-coming-america-ellis-island-and-new-york-city_files.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/paired/new_york_city_and_american_immigration_in_the_late_1800s_and_early_1900s_text_set_0.pdf

Standards

This Passage & Question Set and Paired Text align to the following Common Core Anchor Standards:

Passage & Question Set
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10

Paired Text
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.9

Full Standards Descriptions


CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
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.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.9
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

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