This eleven slide Smartboard file teaches students the first verse of the song America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates . Each slide has one line of the lyrics with a picture. Activities include a) random image selection with multiple choice responses. Pictures and words are: sea, fruit, sky, grain, brotherhood, mountain, America, purple, majesties and good. b) A cloze reading exercise is a summary and includes eight missing words from the lyrics for the students to complete. The answer key is located on the last slide. Created as an anticipatory set for the ELL Pearson Reader: For Purple Mountains Majesties 4.1.5 but can be used in any ESL or mainstream class teaching the song. DOES NOT INCLUDE THE ACTUAL SONG DUE TO COPYWRITE LAWS.
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For Purple Mountain Majesties