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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, and renovation of Lady Liberty. This phenomenal lesson combines elements of language arts, science, Social Studies, and math. Wow!
Students view pictures of the Statue of Liberty and discover the history and interesting facts about it. They observe paper lips and eye replica to help them visualize the enormity of her features. They then discuss the meaning of liberty and decide what freedom is most important to them.
In this Statue of Liberty activity, students read a passage, then answer 5 multiple choice questions; answers included on page 2.
Students engage their critical thinking skills to solve complex real-world math problems. In these challenging problem solving lessons, student work with measurement, surface area, probability, and breaking codes.
Learners complete a unit on the Statue of Liberty. They develop a timeline, create a model of the statue, write a poem, compare the size of the Statue of Liberty to the size of their own bodies, and watch a video.
Learners 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.
Pupils research the history of the Statue of Liberty and the symbols associated with it. They read and discuss Emma Lazarus' poem and why it should persuade people to donate money to bring the statue to America. Students role-play as people in various provided scenarios who write letters about the statue and immigration.
Young scholars research information about the Statue of Liberty. In this American history lesson, students conduct research pertaining to the Statue of Liberty. Young scholars create a large portfolio that shows what they learned through the research process.
Young scholars 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.
Students apply reading and writing skills to locate, find and comprehend information about their topic from a variety of sources as evidenced through their notes and reflective journals. They access the Internet and view the Statue of Liberty, including her history, museum exhibits, a Statue of Liberty Handbook, photos, and other topics of interest. They work collaboratively as evidenced by their finished project.
In this social studies instructional activity, students 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 long they have been well- known. Note: This instructional activity is intended to be used before a class trip to the Statue of Liberty, but it could be interesting to others.
Young scholars 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.
In this Statue of Liberty worksheet, students read a short passage about the Statue, then answer 5 related questions. Answers are included on page 2.
Students listen to the story of the Statue of Liberty, observe that we can view the Statue of Liberty from all sides, know that the Statue of Liberty is sculpture in the round.
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 inches, develop strategy for finding solution using chart paper, string, and rulers, measure length of their own nose and arm and form a ratio, and compute length of statue's arm using proportions.
Third graders explore the multi-ethnic nature of America's citizens and examine the symbolism of the Statue of Liberty. In this Molly's Pilgrim activity, 3rd graders discuss the poem "The New Colossus," examine vocabulary words in the poem, and make connections regarding the experience of immigrants coming to America. Students explore the nature of prejudice as it relates to the story "Molly's Pilgrim."
First graders study the Statue of Liberty by taking a virtual tour at a website. They describe why the Statue of Liberty is an important national symbol.
Youngsters participate in interactive read alouds about immigration.As they listen to teacher-chosen books that highlight the concept of immigration, they will be provided with opportunities to interact. They can respond to the literature in a variety of ways such as creating paintings of the Statue of Liberty, making word murals, and drawing images of how immigrants might have looked as they arrived in a new country.
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 symbols. Pupils also analyze images and songs for symbolic meaning, analyze the poem "The New Colossus," and finish by creating a symbolic poster.
Students complete a unit covering various aspects of immigration to the United States through Ellis Island. They plan a fictional trip to America, entering at Ellis Island. and actually visit Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.