Lady Liberty & NYC art and literacy

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Students will learn about the Statue of Liberty and create their version of the NYC skyline and Lady Liberty.

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Lady Liberty & NYC Art & Literacy

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https://books.google.com/books?id=jlDvRmrJZ-UC&printsec=frontcover&dq=lady+liberty+a+biography&hl=en&sa=X&ei=cgc5VbHCD4nvtQX1loHYBg&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=lady%20liberty%20a%20biography&f=false http://books.google.com/books/about/Liberty_s_Journey.html?id=O-YDAAAACAAJ Read Alouds

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Lady Liberty in the Classroom Use one sheet of paper and fold it in half like a card for your notes. Close the card and title it “Lady Liberty” at the top.

NOTE TAKING Read and listen to books and video clips about this great lady. Listen for important facts to record in your notes. In the end we will share facts we learned about her. :

NOTE TAKING Read and listen to books and video clips about this great lady. Listen for important facts to record in your notes. In the end we will share facts we learned about her.

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Click on the LINK here! https ://youtu.be/OCV-mbeI2Tw WATCH: The History of the Statue of Liberty Liberty Treehouse's Raj Nair and Real News' Amy Holmes discuss the history of the Statue of Liberty.  Read Alouds

Share one cool fact with your table that you have recorded in your notes.:

Share one cool fact with your table that you have recorded in your notes.

What is on her tablet?:

What is on her tablet?

Draw her TORCH to TOES as big as your paper. Trace her with a black sharpie. Paint her with a wash of watercolor.:

Draw her TORCH to TOES as big as your paper. Trace her with a black sharpie. Paint her with a wash of watercolor.

What is a horizon line?:

What is a horizon line?

How are these horizon lines different?:

How are these horizon lines different?

What changed in the New York City skyline?:

What changed in the New York City skyline?

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Why is the statue so much larger than the buildings? Why are the windows so small?

1. Turn your paper landscape. 2.Draw the horizon line where the harbor meets the buildings all the way across your paper. :

1. Turn your paper landscape. 2.Draw the horizon line where the harbor meets the buildings all the way across your paper. Leave enough room in the harbor to glue Lady Liberty in at the end.

Practice Drawing Buildings Draw a rectangle sitting on the harbor.:

Practice Drawing Buildings Draw a rectangle sitting on the harbor.

Practice Drawing Buildings In the top left coner go “Down & to the Left.” Say it… “Down and to the left.” Like a SLIDE.:

Practice Drawing Buildings In the top left coner go “Down & to the Left.” Say it… “Down and to the left.” Like a SLIDE .

Practice Drawing Buildings At the bottom of the slide draw straight line #1. Great job on your first building.:

Practice Drawing Buildings At the bottom of the slide draw straight line #1. Great job on your first building.

Practice Drawing Buildings Next draw a taller building beside it so we can understand overlapping. 1. Draw the rectangle first.:

Practice Drawing Buildings Next draw a taller building beside it so we can understand overlapping. 1. Draw the rectangle first.

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Practice Drawing Buildings At the bottom of the slide draw straight line #1. Great job on your second building .

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Practice Drawing Buildings Now let’s draw a building in the background. REMEMBER: Your buildings are NOT see through so we have to stop at the roof tops with our rectangle.

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Practice Drawing Buildings 2. Down and to the left. 3. Straight line #1

Now you are ready to create your NYC skyline. Add buildings all the way across your paper. Color make it look impressive.:

Now you are ready to create your NYC skyline. Add buildings all the way across your paper. Color make it look impressive.

Design and cut out her pedestal to glue her standing tall upon.:

Design and cut out her pedestal to glue her standing tall upon.

You want your statue to be in the foreground and the buildings in the background, so be sure to glue the pedestal at the bottom edge of your paper so it has the correct perspective.:

You want your statue to be in the foreground and the buildings in the background, so be sure to glue the pedestal at the bottom edge of your paper so it has the correct perspective.

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