What is an American? Step One-Read What Is an American by Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur on pages 289-294 of your literature textbook and answer the questions below



Download 92.19 Kb.
Date15.07.2021
Size92.19 Kb.
#151545

What is an American?
Step One-Read What Is an American by Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur on pages 289-294 of your literature textbook and answer the questions below.


  1. What does de Crevecoeur say life was like for the poor of Europe?


  1. According to de Crevecoeur, why should Americans love their Country?


  1. What do you think in the main reason that de Crevecoeur prefers America to Europe?


  1. Why do you think de Crevecoeur feels that the American must be a “new man”?


  1. Do you agree with de Crevecoeur when he says, “Here individuals of all nations are melted into a new race,”? Why or why not?

Step Two- Complete a timed quick write to list and describe the images, words, phrases, qualities, and symbols you associate with Americans today.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------



Step Three-Choose your top three ideals or qualities that must be included in a true definition of an American in today’s world.
1.____________________ 2.____________________ 3.____________________
Step Four-Compose a clear sentence defining an American in today’s world.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Step Five-Create a formal third person paragraph defining an American in today’s world and defending that definition with proof. Be sure to include an attention getter or introduction, your clearly worded definition, examples or supports for this definition, and a conclusion.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------



Download 92.19 Kb.

Share with your friends:




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2022
send message

    Main page