By Kirk Schriefer
The United States 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 freshmen overseas who need to know extra in regards to the humans, historical past, geography and tradition of this nice state. even supposing the passages are constrained to an common point of language hassle, their type continues to be bright and real. Readers should be encouraged via the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed via the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, enthusiastic about the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised through the occasions surrounding Watergate.
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REMEMBERING DETAILS Write TRUE or FALSE under each statement. If the statement is false, write the statement correctly. 1) The Everglades were made into a wildlife refuge about 30 years after being authorized by Congress. 2) There are no forests in the Everglades, only swamps. 3) White pelicans and white herons are not endangered species. 4) Park rangers have completely stopped hunting in the park. E3 INFERENCES Based on the article, circle the letter of the best sentence completion. 1) According to the passage, most of the greatest dangers for the Everglades...
INTERPRETATION 1) What period in the history of Fort Worth do you think was the most important? Why? 2) What other cities can you think of, which have historic sections beside modern areas? Describe one example. 3) Do you think the old cowboy life was good or not? Would you like to have lived in Texas then? Explain. WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) roamed a) wandered over b) farmed on c) bought up 2) site a) location b) view c) building 3) vacated a) demolished b) abandoned c) expected 4) flourishing a) dangerous b) long c) successful 5) positive a) certain b) helpful c) obvious 6) rejuvenated a) opened up b) tired out c) young again F4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ACROSS: 1) There are almost 4 million people in the Dallas-Fort Worth _____________________ area.
As outside forces are unintentionally 7 putting the well-being of the Everglades and its inhabitants at risk, people are fighting to ensure a healthy future for this unique place. Visiting tourists have called the Florida Everglades extraordinary, memorable and complex, but its thousands of wildlife inhabitants simply call this area home. THE MAIN IDEA Circle the letter of the sentence or phrase which best describes the main idea of the article about the Everglades. Be prepared to support your answer.