By Kirk Schriefer
The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 ebook sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy analyzing and dialogue texts. each one unit examines a component of the yankee adventure that may surely curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but additionally freshmen in a foreign country who need to know extra concerning the humans, heritage, geography and tradition of this nice country. even if the passages are restricted to an straightforward point of language hassle, their kind is still brilliant and real. Readers could be encouraged through the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed via the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, excited about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by means of the occasions surrounding Watergate. booklet 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 ok: 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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Extra resources for America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 1: People
1) It seems that Amelia Earhart was a... a) very traditional person. b) very unconventional woman. c) very cautious pilot. d) very successful student. 2) Amelia Earhart’s work as a pilot... a) was a nice change from working hard on women’s issues. b) stopped her from having more time to speak publicly on women’s issues. c) helped her focus attention on women’s issues. 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?
A) whale hunting. b) sailors. c) Ishmael. d) human life. INTERPRETATION 1) Describe the life of old-time sailors. What can their work and working conditions tell us about modern-day life? 2) How do you think Herman Melville felt when most people did not understand Moby Dick? 3) Can you name other artists who were not understood or appreciated at first? Name one. Are great artists always recognized only after their deaths? WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left.
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. Give your opinion on them. WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left.
America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 1: People by Kirk Schriefer