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

By Kirk Schriefer

The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 ebook sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy studying and dialogue texts. each one unit examines a component of the yankee adventure that might really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but additionally freshmen in a foreign country who need to know extra concerning the humans, historical past, geography and tradition of this nice state. even if the passages are constrained to an straight forward point of language trouble, their variety continues to be bright and genuine. Readers could be encouraged via the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the great thing about the Grand Canyon, excited about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by means of the occasions surrounding Watergate.

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Be prepared to support your answer. a) The formation of the Grand Canyon. b) How the Grand Canyon was discovered. c) Minerals in the Grand Canyon. d) The history of the Grand Canyon. G2 UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ If you can, answer these questions from memory. If you cannot, look back at the article. 1) How long is the Grand Canyon? 2) What cut the Grand Canyon into the rock? 3) How many times did Major John Wesley Powell visit the Grand Canyon? 4) What rocks are the walls of the Grand Canyon made of?

Independence Hall was also the former home of the Liberty Bell, the 4 I1 traditional symbol of liberty and freedom in America. The bell was originally made in England in 1752 and was then brought to the United States. Soon after arriving in America, the bell cracked while it was being tested. It was repaired the following year, in 1753. 5 6 7 On July 8, 1776, the people of Philadelphia were called to a meeting by the ringing of the Liberty Bell. That day those Americans gathered to hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence.

G5 ANSWER KEY THE MAIN IDEA d) The history of the Grand Canyon. UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ 1) The Grand Canyon is 217 miles long. 2) The Colorado River cut the Grand Canyon into the rock. 3) Major John Wesley Powell visited the Grand Canyon three times. 4) The walls of the Grand Canyon are made of limestone, sandstone, lava and other rocks. REMEMBERING DETAILS 1) F 2) T 3) F 4) F The Grand Canyon is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Civilizations in the Grand Canyon go back as far as 4,000 years.

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