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By Kirk Schriefer

The United States 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 adventure that may certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but additionally beginners out of the country who need to know extra concerning the humans, heritage, geography and tradition of this nice country. even though the passages are constrained to an uncomplicated point of language trouble, their sort is still brilliant and actual. Readers could be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by means of the great thing about the Grand Canyon, enthusiastic 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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WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) surpassed a) exceeded b) equalled c) accepted 2) affluent a) new b) rich c) pretty 3) grim a) comic b) ironic c) tragic 4) savagery a) excitement b) suspense c) violence 5) pinnacle a) low point b) high point c) middle point 6) penned a) wrote b) planned c) began H4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 1) When his first novel became popular, Hemingway _____________________ squarely into the limelight. 3) By the mid-thirties, the Hemingway name had grown to _____________________ status.

6 7 8 The music of the late sixties and early seventies was made mostly with electric instruments. But Feliciano remained popular with his soulful renditions of much wilder songs on the acoustic guitar. His Latin background became widely appreciated by hard rock fans. By the fall of 1968 Jose Feliciano had become a musical superstar. Several of his records hit the charts and suddenly he was making personal appearances everywhere. Television talk shows featured him and news personalities interviewed him.

In between lectures and personal appearances, Amelia Earhart continued setting flight records. In January, 1935 she made a solo flight from Hawaii to California, which was actually longer than her famous Atlantic Ocean solo, which had received a lot more fanfare. She was also the first person to make a nonstop, solo flight from Mexico to Newark, New Jersey. The only challenge left for Amelia was to be the first woman to fly around the globe. In 1937 she began this quest in a twin-engine Lockheed Electra, with the most publicity she ever experienced.

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