Preparing for Bridge to America analytical paragraph
We’ll work on crafting a thesis statement and citing textual evidence using the Bridge to America we read yesterday and today in class.
What does Linda Glaser explore as primary issues and challenges around the experience of being an immigrant to a new land in her novel Bridge to America?
Sample to help us learn
1. Find the evidence/quotes
2. Analyze the evidence (put in blue: your own ideas about what it means and how it relates to the prompt).
3. Write a thesis
4. Write our paragraphs
Red for direct quotes from the text.
Black for paraphrasing and summarizing.
Blue for your own ideas and analysis.