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.

The question/prompt:

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

We will:

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

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4. Write our paragraphs

Color coding:

Red for direct quotes from the text.

Black for paraphrasing and summarizing.

Blue for your own ideas and analysis.

Analytical Paragraph

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