How a Dream Compares to Reality -- Part Three

Resource ID#: 183736 Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 8
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 35 Minute(s)
Keywords: English Language Arts, personal essay, America and I, Anzia Yezierska, comparison, making comparisons, Russia, personal narrative, immigration, America, immigrant experiences, real-life stories, non-fiction, interactive, , tutorials, elearning, e-learning, English, Language Arts, ELA, contrast
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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