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. every one unit examines a component of the yank event that may surely curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but in addition beginners overseas who need to know extra in regards to the humans, heritage, geography and tradition of this nice state. even though the passages are restricted to an effortless point of language trouble, their variety continues to be shiny and real. Readers could be encouraged through the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, occupied with 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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3) Many of her poems concern the relationship between the inner self and the ___________________ world. 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.
C) The appeal of a great American novel. d) The adventures of Ishmael. I2 UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ If you can, answer these questions from memory. If you cannot, look back at the article. 1) Why does Ishmael decide to go to sea? What does he find on the Pequod? 2) Why does Ahab hate Moby Dick? 3) What is the result of the attack on Moby Dick? 4) What reception did the book Moby Dick receive? REMEMBERING DETAILS Write TRUE or FALSE under each statement. If the statement is false, write the statement correctly.
Melville’s masterpiece was never appreciated during his lifetime. He ended up finishing his life in almost complete obscurity. It was not until 1919, a hundred years after his birth, that Melville was re-discovered. Today’s literary critics consider him one of the world’s greatest novelists. More than an exciting sea story about 8 whaling, as literature Moby Dick operates on many levels of meaning. To Captain Ahab, the whale Moby Dick represents all the world’s evil, all the hatred that has persecuted and tormented mankind.