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 adventure that might really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but additionally newbies overseas who need to know extra concerning the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice state. even though the passages are constrained to an undemanding point of language trouble, their kind continues to be brilliant and real. Readers should be encouraged via the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed via the great thing about the Grand Canyon, interested by the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned through the occasions surrounding Watergate. e-book 4: occasions A: The Alamo B: Boston Tea celebration C: Civil battle D: melancholy Years E: Elections F: Farming G: Gettysburg deal with H: historic vacations I: Interstate road approach J: Jefferson Burr Election Dispute okay: Kennedy Assassination L: Lunar touchdown M: Mardi Gras N: New Deal O: Oscar evening P: Prohibition Q: Quartering Act R: Reconstruction S: tremendous Bowl T: Thanksgiving U: Underground Railroad V: Vietnam struggle W: Watergate X: XYZ Correspondence Y: Yahoo Land Fraud Z: Ziegfeld Follies
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How may the results differ from the results of an ordinary popular election? 2) Do you think election debates are important? Why, or why not? 3) What is your opinion of expensive advertising campaigns for politicians? WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) selection a) democracy b) choice c) criticism 2) poll a) voting place b) electoral college c) political party 3) determined a) stubborn b) decided c) nominated 4) convention a) rule b) tradition c) meeting 5) nominated a) designated b) preferred c) original 6) clerk a) citizen b) elector c) official E4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 1) The voter enters a private _____________________ and marks the ballot with his or her choices.
14) It is the job of scientists to ensure that there is an adequate food _____________________. F5 ANSWER KEY THE MAIN IDEA a) The changing world of farming. UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ 1) In the old days, people used plants and animals to supply themselves with food, clothing and shelter. 2) The smaller farms disappeared, for the most part, because they could not compete against the big corporate farms. 3) American farmers grow more than 200 different commercial crops. Some of the principal ones are fruit, tobacco, cotton, wheat, dairy products, corn, fruit, soybeans and hay.
S. wars. S. armed services. INFERENCES 1) b 2) c WORD POWER 1) b 2) a 3) b 4) c 5) a 6) c CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 1) observance 4) activist 6) venison 8) formal 10) fireworks 11) third 12) annual 15) resting 16) ancient DOWN: 2) nationwide 3) history 5) thanks 7) New 9) citizens 13) lasted 14) legal H6 I: Interstate Highway System 1 2 Driving from one city to another is as easy as getting in a car and following the signs. Almost every major city in the United States, with a population of over 50,000 people, is connected by the Interstate Highway System.
America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 4: Events by Kirk Schriefer