Beyond True Stories: A High-Intermediate Reader by Sandra Heyer

By Sandra Heyer

Could you think -- ? a girl invests in shares and makes $22 million -- after which donates just about all of it to a school! A eastern protect is helping a prisoner of battle continue to exist international struggle II a result of shared love of an opera aria. past real tales keeps and expands the real tales culture with 8 thematic devices, every one bases on a real-life, human-interest tale. every one unit opens with a real tale within the information, by way of readings and actions that discover the topic. past actual tales is a publication scholars will not are looking to placed down.   positive factors interpreting concepts and vocabulary development actions support to arrange scholars for educational paintings. a number of texts -- together with first-person debts, expository items, and graphs -- supply perform with other kinds of interpreting. Thought-provoking dialogue and writing activates inspire own expression and entire the analyzing approach. the real tales sequence contains: real tales at the back of the Songs truer tales in the back of the Songs really easy actual tales All New really easy precise tales effortless real tales All New effortless actual tales truer tales, 3rd version much more actual tales past actual tales

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Haida artists carved the faces and bodies of special 15 animals on the big logs. Totems are symbols of a person, a family, or a village. Each totem pole tells a story. C arr’s paintings are im portant because these IM11Jit iHMli a ii 20 25 30 35 wood totem poles only last about 100 years. M ost of the totem poles that Carr painted are gone. The Haida didn’t repair them. T he wood totem poles were left to nature and the weather. There is a lot of rain in the Northwest, and wood doesn’t last very long.

5. re tire __ resp ec t__ stru c tu re __ tim in g __ v erb al__ a. admire; think about in a good way b. choosing when to do something c. stop working because of age d. about words and speaking e. som ething that someone builds SCAN Guess if this is true or false. Circle a or b. Julia M organ worked on H earst Castle for 28 years, a. True b. False Scan the passage quickly to check your answer. 52 U n it 6 Julia Morgan: Architect Julia M organ loved buildings. D uring her career, she designed more than 700 structures.

Signpost__ sp irit__ stran g er__ w arn in g __ watch o v er__ I c W a. a being that is not hum an b. protect or take care of something c. a person that you do not know d. a pole with a sign telling you where you are or where to go e. som ething that tells you to be careful l ______________ Guess if this is true or false. Circle a or b. T he upper p art of the totem pole is always a spirit, a. True b. False Scan the passage quickly to check your answer. 44 U n it 5 Jangseung: Totem Poles in Korea In Korea, people place totem poles called jangseung outside their villages.

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