You have recently arrived in the United States and are about to write your first letter to a friend back home.

Graded Assignment

A Letter Home

Total score: ____ of 100 points

(Score for Question 1: ___ of 100 points)

  1. Pretend you are a European immigrant in the early 1800s. You have recently arrived in the United States and are about to write your first letter to a friend back home.

Your letter should be two or three paragraphs long. It should include at least four of the following:

  • Reasons for leaving Europe
  • Reasons for going to the United States
  • Brief description of your trip
  • Description of your living conditions
  • Social conditions you have encountered
  • Job prospects for your family

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