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

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. each one unit examines a component of the yankee event that would really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but additionally inexperienced persons out of the country who need to know extra concerning the humans, historical past, geography and tradition of this nice state. even supposing the passages are restricted to an straight forward point of language trouble, their sort is still shiny and genuine. Readers can be encouraged via the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, desirous about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by way 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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He also became a dead-eye shot and learned to carry several guns with him at all times. After the war, Jesse, Frank, and their war buddy, Cole Younger, along with several of Cole’s brothers, got together and robbed their first bank. It was Feb. 13, 1866. 4 The James gang, as they became known, robbed banks from Iowa to Alabama and Texas. The famous law man, Allan Pinkerton, spent years tracking Jesse James but could never catch him. Throughout his outlaw career, Jesse’s robberies and shoot- J1 5 6 7 ‘em-up Wild West lifestyle were chronicled widely by Eastern newspapers and dime store novels.

1) income a) earnings b) activity c) fame 2) scout a) look for b) check c) sign 3) concentrating a) focusing b) counting c) working 4) renditions a) recordings b) versions c) inventions 5) anthem a) people b) identity c) song 6) dwindle a) lessen b) stay the same c) grow F4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 2) Jose Feliciano _____________________ left RCA and his popularity did dwindle. 5) The executive was impressed by Jose’s poise, talent and _____________________ with the audience. 6) Jose Feliciano taught himself how to play guitar by _____________________ to records.

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.

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