America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 1: People by Kirk Schriefer

By Kirk Schriefer

The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 publication sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy analyzing and dialogue texts. each one unit examines a component of the yankee event that might really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but additionally rookies in a foreign country who need to know extra concerning the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice state. even supposing the passages are restricted to an uncomplicated point of language hassle, their variety is still bright and real. Readers could be encouraged through the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed via the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, thinking about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by means of 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) Amelia Earhart’s first famous solo flight was when she crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1932. 3) Amelia Earhart contributed to the development of commercial air travel by being a tireless crusader for its cause. She also co-founded the first commercial airline. 4) The last challenge Amelia Earhart attempted was to be the first woman to fly around the globe. REMEMBERING DETAILS 1) T 2) F 3) F 4) F Amelia Earhart’s longest solo flight was from Hawaii to California. No trace of Amelia Earhart, her navigator or her plane was ever found.

Approximately 4,000 G1 men, women and children were being relocated to a reservation at San Carlos, Arizona. That area turned out to be a barren wasteland, and Geronimo led the bloody fight for tribal rights, land ownership and freedom. 5 6 For the rest of the 1870s fighting in the region continued uninterrupted except for the time period when Lieutenant Colonel George R. Crook, commander of the Department of Arizona, succeeded in establishing relative peace in the territory. But after Crook was re-assigned elsewhere, the peace ended.

D) they sympathized with the Southern cause in the Civil War. 2) It seems that Robert Ford... a) did not like Jesse James. b) was a secret policeman. c) wanted to be the leader. d) was after the reward money. INTERPRETATION 1) Do you accept Jesse James’s argument that he had to become a robber because life was so bad in the South after the Civil War? 2) Who was Robin Hood? Do you think there really are such people? Are they good? 3) What do you think about Western movies? Name one or two that you have seen.

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