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Presentation For Class ix/x Prepared by. Arun Krishna Karmokar Senior Teacher Pirojpur Town High School
Statue of Liberty
Today’s Lesson Unit-8 Lesson-3 The statue of Liberty
Learning outcomes After we have studied this lesson , we will be able to 1. Listen for specific information. 2. Read and understand texts through silent reading 3. Ask and answer questions. 4. Describe a place 5. Know about the Statue of Liberty.
New Words: �Liberty �Assemble �Pedestal �Construction �Overthrow �Declare �Oppression �Slavery �Commemorate �Dedicate �Independence �Gather �Base �Building �Depose/defeat/displace �Announce �Torture �bond service/peonage �Remember/recall �devote
Vocabulary: Liberty independence The bird is independent. So, it is a symbol of independence.
assemble Gather/get together This is a picture of School Assembly.
pedestal: base The pedestal is where the statue stands.
Commemorate: remember/to celebrate People are holding a rally to commemorate our independence day.
Declare: announce. Declaration of independence.
oppression: torture This is a picture of oppression.
Now, let’s visit the Statue of Liberty in the harbour of New York.
Read text &look at the statue to identify different parts. Torch Spiked crown Book inscribed July 4, 1776 Flowing robs
Reading practice The French Sculptor Fredic Auguste Bartholdi was assigned to design and complete a sculpture within 1876, so that it could be a gift for the Americans on the occasion of celebrating the hundred years of the American Declaration of Independence. The statue was a joint venture between the USA and France. The French people would build the statue and assemble it in the States, and the people of the USA were to build the pedestal for the statue. Raising money for the pedestal was completed in August 1885. The construction of the pedestal was finished in April 1886. In the meantime, France completed the Statue in July 1884. They sent it to New York on board the French war ship ‘Isere’ in 1885. While tra. It took four months to put the Statue together and place it on the pedestal. Thousands of people saw the unveiling ceremony of the Statue of Liberty on October 28 th 1886. It was centennial gift ten years late. The Freedom that the Statue stands for is not stationary. The broken chain wrapped around her feet, protruding from the bottom of her robe, symbolizes her free forward movement, enlightening the world with her torch, free from oppression and slavery.
Some important things �President Grover Cleveland dedicated the work on October 28, 1886.
The head of the statue is reachable by staircase or emergency lift.
Measurement 306 ft 8 in from the bottom of the pedestal to the tip of the torch The figure is 152 ft 2 in The head from neck to diadem 28 feet The statue weighs 250 tons
Pair work �Dear students, 1. Make pair following my instruction: 2. Discuss with your partner about the following questions: a) What does the statue represent? b) Where is the Statue of Liberty situated?
Evaluation �Fill in the blanks with suitable words. � The Statue of Liberty is (a) ------- on liberty Island in the harbor of New York in United State of America. The statue (b)------- liberty. She (c) ------a torch aloft in her right hand (d)------ in her left hand a book inscribed "July 4, 1776". Broken chain symbolizes the overthrow of tyranny. It lies at her feet. The statue was (e)------ by the French sculptor Fredric Bartholdi. a)----b)----c)----d)----e)-----
Answer: � (a) situated � (b)symbolizes � (c)holds � (d)carries � (e)designed
Homework: Write a paragraph on “The Statue of Liberty”.
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