By Kirk Schriefer
The USA From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 booklet sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy analyzing and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yank adventure that might certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but in addition beginners overseas who need to know extra concerning the humans, heritage, geography and tradition of this nice kingdom. even supposing the passages are constrained to an basic point of language trouble, their type continues to be bright and actual. Readers may be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed through the great thing about the Grand Canyon, fascinated with the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised through the occasions surrounding Watergate. publication 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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S. Army. ” The Chiricahua Apache leader who led his people’s defense of their homeland against the military might of the United States? Geronimo. Just the mention of the famous Apache shaman conjures up visions of extraordinary courage, determination and fighting skill in the face of overwhelming odds. Some people believed his skill as a war leader was given to him by supernatural beings. It was said that bullets could not harm Geronimo. This fierce warrior was the last line of defense and the only hope for a people on the edge of extinction.
D) had no connection with women’s issues at all. INTERPRETATION 1) When you think of her successes as well as her failures, what kind of person does Amelia Earhart seem to be? 2) Why do you think Amelia Earhart continued working under her maiden name, after her marriage? Was that a good idea? Why or why not? 3) Name another early pioneer in some area of technology. Describe his or her work. WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) aviator a) navigator b) astronaut c) pilot 2) consistency a) regularity b) success c) enjoyment 3) chronicled a) described b) mocked c) discussed 4) renown a) happiness b) riches c) fame 5) dual a) fight b) double c) difficult 6) globe a) ball b) world c) map E4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 1) The _____________________ publicity from her solo transatlantic flight launched Amelia’s dual career.
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America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 1: People by Kirk Schriefer