An American Story

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An American Story details the trials and perseverance of the Dinh Family’s immigration to the United States as refugees from war-torn Vietnam.  The text includes how the family was separated for many years, their struggles and finding their place in America. (Holt Elements of Literature, 2008)

This lesson was created as part of the Anthology Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in anthologies. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the anthology named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.

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