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By Kirk Schriefer

The USA From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 booklet sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy interpreting and dialogue texts. each one unit examines a component of the yankee adventure that may surely curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the us but additionally newbies out of the country 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 straight forward point of language hassle, their sort is still bright and real. Readers might be encouraged via the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed through the great thing about the Grand Canyon, occupied with the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised by means of 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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4) For Emily birds did not fly, they unrolled their feathers and _____________________ home. 8) The majority of her poems were short and _____________________. 10) Emily’s _____________________ helped to found Amherst College. 12) Emily Dickinson never really got over her childhood _____________________. 14) Only six of Emily’s poems were _____________________ while she was alive. DOWN: 1) Emily’s later years were marked with _____________________ at the deaths of family and friends. 2) Emily liked to let her _____________________ wander beyond her surroundings.

Herman Melville had written other popular books, Typee and White-Jacket, but Moby Dick confused many readers. People in the 1850s liked books to fit into a distinct category: a travel story, a moral allegory, a sea story, a romantic story or even a philosophical story. But Moby Dick represented all these categories--at the same time! Ishmael, Captain Ahab and the diabolical whale Moby Dick all faded quickly from public attention because the book only sold about two thousand copies. Melville’s masterpiece was never appreciated during his lifetime.

12) Emily Dickinson never really got over her childhood _____________________. 14) Only six of Emily’s poems were _____________________ while she was alive. DOWN: 1) Emily’s later years were marked with _____________________ at the deaths of family and friends. 2) Emily liked to let her _____________________ wander beyond her surroundings. 3) Many of Emily’s poems are about ____________________ things, such as birds, people, hope and death. 5) Dickinson looked inward and not to the war for the _____________________ of her poetry.

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