America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 2: Places by Kirk Schriefer

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By Kirk Schriefer

The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 publication sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy studying and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yank event that may really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but additionally rookies in another country who need to know extra in regards to the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice state. even though the passages are restricted to an simple point of language trouble, their kind continues to be bright and genuine. Readers should be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed via the great thing about the Grand Canyon, enthusiastic about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by way of the occasions surrounding Watergate.

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G3 INFERENCES Based on the article, circle the letter of the best sentence completion. 1) The article says that “even the best posters” fail to show the vastness of the Grand Canyon, because... a) no photographer has ever been good enough. b) the Grand Canyon is simply too large for any picture. c) the tour operators want people to see the Grand Canyon in person. d) a picture cannot show how the colors change. 2) Major Powell made his expeditions through the Grand Canyon by boat on the river; this was probably because...

D) the climate is being influenced by the city. INTERPRETATION 1) What advantages and disadvantages would there be to a city accessible only by water or air? 2) Would you like to live in Juneau? Why or why not? 3) What features would you want in a “perfect” city? Is there any city that has them all? WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left.

Explain. 3) Think of other well-known cliffs or canyons in the world. Name and describe one example. WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) vastness a) large size b) great depth c) high walls 2) designated a) designed for b) named as c) compared to 3) excessive a) external b) exceptional c) extreme 4) command a) guidance b) protection c) orders 5) expedition a) experiment b) journey c) adventure 6) sustain a) support b) give c) attract G4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE 1 2 4 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ACROSS: 4) The Grand Canyon is always a breathtaking and unforgettable _____________________.

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