A tree is known by its fruits. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit and a rotten tree
cannot bring forth life-supporting fruit. In fact, a person's fruits identify the per-
son. In as much, below is a lesson that can be taught without speaking a single
sentence in the process of getting to the point of the lesson.
Below, in packets ... in pockets ... is a series of column games where you match
the person on the left hand side with the invention ... state of affairs ... or quote
on the right hand side. The answers of each match game is directly below each
section. The point to this exercise is evident at the end of it.
Difficulty factor: medium
Will Rogers A - Steel
Thomas Edison B - Penicillin
Andrew Carnegie C - The Sherman Tank
Albert Einstein D - "I never met a man I didn't like."
George Patton E - The incandescent light bulb.
Alexander Fleming F - The unified field theory
Will Rodgers (D), Thomas Edison (E), Andrew Carnegie (A),
Albert Einstein (F), George Patton (C), Alexander Fleming (B)
Difficulty factor also moderate:
Philo Farnsworth A - The electrochemical cell battery
Vincent Van Gogh B - "Somewhere over the Rainbow"
Alessandro Volta C - The air conditioner
Willis Carrier D - "Starry Night"
Judy Garland E - The television
Philo Farnsworth (E), Vincent Van Gogh (D), Alessandro Volta (A)
Willis Carrier (C), Judy Garland (B)
Difficulty factor: minimal
Thomas More A - Freeing the slaves
Thomas Aquinas E - Liberating India without firing a shot
Abraham Lincoln C - Summa Theologica
Edward Jenner D - Utopia
Mahatma Gaundi E - Institutionalizing the use of the vaccine
Pope John Paul II F - The Catholic clergy sex abuse scandal
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