Text Dependent Questions
- QuestionReread the paragraph that begins, “That fact was not lost.” What is “their struggle”?AnswerTheir struggle is the ability to come to America and then survive here—getting educated, working, putting food on the table, contributing to society
- QuestionWhy did some protestors refuse to hold “flags representing their countries of origin”?AnswerThey wanted to emphasize that they identify as Americans. Carrying a flag from their country of origin could have made it look otherwise.
- QuestionWhat does Raeshwan Greene mean when he says, “People have forgotten the meaning of America”?AnswerIt can be inferred that he is referring to the notion that the United States has a long history of immigration, in which the majority of its inhabitants can trace their ancestry back to another country.