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

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The US From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 ebook sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy examining and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yank adventure that might really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the us but in addition newcomers overseas who need to know extra in regards to the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice state. even supposing the passages are constrained to an effortless point of language trouble, their sort is still vibrant and real. Readers may be encouraged by way of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the great thing about the Grand Canyon, enthusiastic about the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised via the occasions surrounding Watergate. e-book 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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3) Ishmael decided to go to sea to get over a battle with _____________________. 5) Melville jumped ship because he found _____________________ life difficult. 6) Many argue that the Pequod’s crew represents all of _____________________. 8) Ishmael chose the Pequod because of the famous _____________________ of her captain. 11) People in the 1850s liked books to fit into a _____________________ category. 12) He nailed a doubloon to the mast as a _____________________ for the first man to spot Moby Dick.

But in 1918, during World War I, he joined the Army as an ambulance driver. Later that year he was wounded. He returned home a decorated hero. While recuperating, Hemingway increased his writing efforts. In 1924 Hemingway was in Paris, 4 working as a war correspondent for the Toronto Star. While there he met other American writers who encouraged him to write, and some of his short stories began to be published in Paris. In 1925 Hemingway’s first important 5 work, a collection of short stories entitled In Our Time, was published in New York.

If you cannot, look back at the article. 1) Where was Jose Feliciano born? 2) How did Jose Feliciano get his first record contract? 3) What was Jose Feliciano’s big break? 4) What kind of work is Jose Feliciano doing now? REMEMBERING DETAILS Write TRUE or FALSE under each statement. If the statement is false, write the statement correctly. 1) Jose Feliciano grew up in Puerto Rico. 2) Jose Feliciano’s version of the “Star Spangled Banner” was extremely traditional. 3) “Feliz Navidad” is one of the names Jose Feliciano uses when making records.

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