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Heritage Quote Know Where

After reading one of the immigrant or Native American stories, respond in your journal to this James Baldwin quotation (from the character’s point of view):

"Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”

Be sure to cite at least three specific examples from the text to justify your response.

Post your response on the classroom blog and compare it to responses by your classmates.


Optional:
You could expand your response into an argumentative writing assignment:

Do you agree or disagree with the statement by James Baldwin:

"Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”



 (RL.6.1, RL.6.6, L.6.1, L.6.2a,b)
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