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Defining the "Promise of America"

From page 11 of the Springboard

Write a well-developed text using details from the illustration, the speech, and the poem to define the promise of American for those who come to the United States. Use the definition strategy of exemplification, or defining with examples. Be sure to:

  • Include a clearly stated thesis that states the definition of the promise of America.
  • Explain the most significant and relevant details from the texts with commentary.
  • Use definition strategies effectively to define the promise of America.