Parent Guide > The New Colossus
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This week in class, we’re reading "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus.
"The New Colossus" is a poem by Emma Lazarus that was published in 1883. It describes the millions of immigrants who came to America through the port of New York City at Ellis Island.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of America as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What makes America unique?"
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