By Kirk Schriefer
The US From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 ebook sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy interpreting and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yankee event that may certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but additionally rookies in another country who need to know extra concerning the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice kingdom. even if the passages are restricted to an ordinary point of language trouble, their type continues to be brilliant and real. Readers may be encouraged through the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, occupied with the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned via the occasions surrounding Watergate. ebook ONE: humans A: Muhammad Ali B: Clara Barton C: George Washington Carver D: Emily Dickinson E: Amelia Earhart F: Jose FelicianO: Geronimo H: Ernest Hemingway I: Ishmael J: Jesse James okay: Helen Keller L: Bruce Lee M: Christa McAuliffe N: Ralph Nader O: Annie Oakley P: Rosa Parks Q: Anthony Quinn R: Betsy Ross S: Sacajawea T: Harriet Tubman U: Uncle Sam V: Sarah Vaughan W: Mae West X: Malcolm X Y: Cy younger Z: Babe Zaharias
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2) What was Amelia Earhart’s first famous solo flight? 3) How did Amelia Earhart contribute to the development of commercial flying? 4) What was the last challenge that Amelia Earhart attempted? REMEMBERING DETAILS Write TRUE or FALSE under each statement. If the statement is false, write the statement correctly. 1) Amelia Earhart did not have a long life, but she accomplished a lot. 2) Amelia Earhart’s longest solo flight was across the Atlantic Ocean. 3) When the wreckage of Amelia Earhart’s plane was found after the crash, no one could figure out what happened to her or the navigator.
Explain. 3) Are there present-day figures who compare to Geronimo? If so, name one and describe that person’s work. WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) eluded a) avoided b) fought c) tricked 2) odds a) mystery b) opposition c) armies 3) turmoil a) torture b) satisfaction c) confusion 4) relative a) family b) comparative c) complete 5) band a) bondage b) belt c) group 6) stronghold a) fortress b) hiding-place c) house G4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 1) Geronimo and his followers took flight in protest against poor reservation _____________________.
1) Where was Ernest Hemingway born? 2) Describe Ernest Hemingway’s parents. 3) What sports especially attracted Ernest Hemingway? 4) For Whom the Bell Tolls focuses on which aspect of war? REMEMBERING DETAILS Write TRUE or FALSE under each statement. If the statement is false, write the statement correctly. 1) Ernest Hemingway began his writing career as a novelist. 2) Ernest Hemingway always tried to write about new and exciting things that he himself had not experienced. 3) Ernest Hemingway became a symbol of strength and courage.
America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 1: People by Kirk Schriefer