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The “There’s a Poem for That” series features readings of contemporary and classical poems illustrated by award-winning animators. Linked within the descriptions of many of the videos are interviews with the poets who, in turn, identify...
Students discuss meaning of symbols associated with Statue of Liberty, read and analyze Emma Lazarus' sonnet, "The New Colossus," and write persuasive letter to a nineteenth-century audience to gain support for bringing statue to America.
If you're looking for a fantastic cross-curricular lesson on the Statue of Liberty, then this lesson is for you! Learners watch a Reading Rainbow episode which focuses on the Statue, then gather facts about the creation, construction,...
Engage your class in a series of activities, each related to the use or analysis of symbols used to convey patriotic or national concepts. They identify different national symbols and explain their meanings, discussing the importance of...
The Statue of Liberty, a great monument beckoning the masses to our shores for over 100 years. This presentation provides facts about the history, size, composition, and symbolism behind our lovely lady liberty. Tip: Show this PowerPoint...
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See how Lady Liberty turned green. Young scientists learn that oxidation reactions have caused the originally red-brown Statue of Liberty to become its current shade of green. An engaging video explains how the copper in the statue...
The Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of freedom since the people of France gifted it to the US. Today, as immigration debates grip the nation, learners consider the iconic image. Using a vintage newsreel about the statue, a scholar's...
Students take a pre-trip quiz about the Statue of Liberty and take a photo tour on the Internet. They then produce a grid drawing of an object and use a known measurement to estimate unknown measurements.
Students discuss aspects of the Statue of Liberty and create their own personalized statue. Students use symbols to represent themselves in their own drawings of the Statue of Liberty.
Middle schoolers apply concept of ratio and proportion to determine length of Statue of Liberty's torch-bearing arm. They view video of Statue of Liberty, determine how long statue's arm would be if its nose measures four feet six...
For this Statue of Liberty multiple choice worksheet, students answer 6 questions about the statue. They choose the answer that show the proper use of grammar when stating the fact about the statue.
Where is the Statue of Liberty from? When did it come to the US? Learners will correct both spelling and grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the Statue of Liberty.
Students make their own Statue of Liberty. In this Statue of Liberty lesson plan, students research the symbol of the United States, create a KWL chart for it, and cut and paste their own Statue of Liberty.
Students explore reasons that people immigrate to the United States. In this Statue of Liberty lesson, students read a handout regarding immigration, analyze the poem, "The New Colossus," and complete the provided worksheet activities.
Lady Liberty has welcomed millions of immigrants into the United States with her mighty flame and the immortal poem at her feet. Listen to a dramatic reading of "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, complete with illustrative animation, in...
Introduce young scholars to the concept of the author's perspective with a lesson plan that uses Emma Lazarus's poem, "The New Colossus," as the anchor text. Groups use a T-chart to identify words that reveal the author's point of view...
In this social studies worksheet, learners learn the history of the Statue of Liberty and investigate 6 American symbols. Students answer 12 questions about the statue and do research to find the meaning of the American symbols and how...
United States symbols are the subject of a video brought to you by BrainPop Jr. Hosts, Annie and Moby, begin with a definition of the word symbol, then go on to detail ten American symbols—the American flag, a Bald Eagle, the Liberty...
What are the most prominent symbols of the United States? Learn about the bald eagle, the American flag, and the Statue of Liberty in a reading comprehension activity that includes a short passage and five reflective questions.