America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 3: Things by Kirk Schriefer

By Kirk Schriefer

4 publication sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy examining and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yankee event that would really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but in addition newcomers in a foreign country who need to know extra in regards to the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice state. even supposing the passages are restricted to an easy point of language trouble, their kind continues to be brilliant and real. Readers can be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by means of the great thing about the Grand Canyon, excited about the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised by means of the occasions surrounding Watergate. booklet 3: issues A: motor vehicle B: Baseball C: structure D: Democracy E: Emancipation Proclamation F: F.B.I. G: long past With the Wind H: Harlem Globetrotters I: Iroquois League J: Jazz okay: Kentucky Derby L: Lewis and Clark day trip M: Marine Corps. N: Negro Leagues O: O´Leary´s Cow P: Postal provider Q: region Horse R: Ringling Brothers S: Statue of Liberty T: tv U: usa V: Veto W: struggle of the Worlds X: Xerography Y: Yorktown crusade Z: Zoos

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REMEMBERING DETAILS Write TRUE or FALSE under each statement. If the statement is false, write the statement correctly. 1) Abolitionists were people who wanted slavery to continue. 2) Lincoln agreed that slavery should end. 3) Lincoln promised to proclaim the slaves free as soon as the Civil War broke out. 4) Many of the Southern slave owners obeyed the Emancipation Proclamation, but some did not. E3 INFERENCES Based on the article, circle the letter of the best sentence completion. 1) If Lincoln proclaimed the emancipation of the slaves before the North seemed to be winning, many people would probably have assumed that the Proclamation...

Handy wrote and published sheet music of some of his blues tunes. 3 Instrumental jazz first evolved in the city of New Orleans during the early 20th century. At the foundation of this Louis Armstrong was one of the first 5 great stars of jazz. His work as a trumpeter was so innovative in rhythm, J1 melody and harmony that it established jazz improvisation as a soloist’s art. Armstrong’s new style of jazz became known as “swing” and formed the basis for the so-called “swing era” of the 1930s and early 1940s.

Be prepared to support your answer. a) The world-wide history of jazz. b) Musical elements that went into jazz. c) The story of American jazz and jazz musicians. C. Handy, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and Ornette Coleman. J2 UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ If you can, answer these questions from memory. If you cannot, look back at the article. 1) What were “field hollers”? Why were they important? 2) Where did instrumental jazz first appear? C. Handy contribute to the development of jazz? 4) What happened to jazz in the mid-1940s?

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