By Kirk Schriefer
The USA From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 ebook sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy interpreting and dialogue texts. each one unit examines a component of the yank adventure that might certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but in addition newcomers out of the country who need to know extra concerning the humans, historical past, geography and tradition of this nice state. even supposing the passages are restricted to an basic point of language hassle, their kind is still vibrant and real. Readers can be encouraged through the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed via the great thing about the Grand Canyon, thinking about the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised through the occasions surrounding Watergate.
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B) the city’s economy went down for a while. c) no actual roads or railways reach Juneau. d) the main industry in the city is tourism. 2) The present movement of glaciers near Juneau suggest that... a) the climate is getting cooler. b) the climate is staying the same. c) the climate is getting warmer. 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?
B) farming. c) making movies. A. wanted a wildlife refuge in the Everglades in 1947? 2) Is it worth spending money to protect endangered species? Why or why not? 3) Can you think of other large wildlife refuges in other places? Name and describe one. WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) heightening a) satisfying b) tempting c) increasing 2) refuge a) zoo complex b) safe area c) hunting zone 3) acquired a) protected b) fenced in c) obtained 4) stunted a) small b) valuable c) rare 5) flow a) level b) movement c) quality 6) exotic a) unusual b) beautiful c) timid E4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ACROSS: 1) Water _____________________ is one of the great problems threatening the park today.
15) The city is not only a cattle-shipping center, but also a meat-packing _____________________, as well. DOWN: 1) The _____________________ base was called Camp Worth. 2) After 1853, the town’s _____________________ to settlers declined. 3) In 1873, Fort Worth was _____________________ a city. 8) The Exchange has an arena where weekly cattle _____________________ are held. 9) Is it any wonder the city is fondly _____________________ “Cowtown USA”? 12) The _____________________ industry leads the way in Fort Worth’s present-day economy.