A Giant of Size and Power -- Part One: Exploring the Significance of "The New Colossus"

Resource ID#: 191575 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: English, Language Arts, English Language Arts, Emma Lazarus, The New Colossus, U.S. immigration in the 1800s, refugees, immigrants to the U.S., Statue of Liberty, The Colossus of Rhodes, sonnet, form and meaning of a poem, poem, poetry, New York Harbor, Mother of Exiles, elearning, e-learning, interactive, tutorial, meaning of a poem, historical context of a poem
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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