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The Statue of Liberty's Secrets: How it was Built & Became a Symbol of Immigration-Carla McClafferty

by  Author Carla Killough McClafferty

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Every student in America is familiar with the Statue of
Liberty, but many don’t know why it was built. This session will illuminate the
many little known stories about the Statue of Liberty.  



This interesting program fits the objective of Common Core
State Standards as it focuses on ideas across the curriculum including language
arts, history/social studies, science and technical subjects.  

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $300.00
Point to Point Premium: $270.00


Billing will come from INK Think Tank. Payment should be made to INK Think Tank and will be due within five business days following the event.

Length

60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Character Education, Fine Arts, International, Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)



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Provider's Cancellation Policy

No fee for programs cancelled due to nature such as snow days.
A $100.00 charge will be assessed if the event is canceled with less than 48 hours notice.

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Author Carla Killough McClafferty

Benton, AR
United States

Carla Killough McClafferty is a popular presenter for interactive video conferences, and is an award-winning author of nonfiction books for young readers. She began providing interactive video conferences in 2011, and has worked with classrooms of students all over the United States and in countries around the world. McClafferty offers a wide variety of topics for video conferences. Some of her programs are based on books she has authored and others are programs that teach research / writing skills. She can customize a program that fits the needs of your audience. 

In addition to online videoconferencing, she has provided many in person presentations for wide variety of local, national, and international venues. She has been a featured speaker at teacher workshops and conferences including ALA, AASL, NCTE, and IRA. She has been a keynote speaker for a variety of organizations including CSpan 2 Book TV, Mount Vernon’s Ford Book Talk Series, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the U.S. Consulate in Marseille, France, and many more.

Books by Carla Killough McClafferty include:

Spies in the American Revolution

Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington’s Mount Vernon

A Short Biography of George Washington

Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football’s Make-or-Break Moment

Tech Titans

The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking a Presidential Icon

In Defiance of Hitler: The Secret Mission of Varian Fry

Something Out of Nothing:  Marie Curie and Radium 

The Head Bone’s Connected to the Neck Bone:  The Weird, Wacky and Wonderful X-ray

 

Her books have been recognized for excellence by the Junior Library Guild, Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the CBC, New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age List, IRA Children’s Book Award Winner, a NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book, ALA Best Books for Young Adult List, ALA Amelia Bloomer Project List, NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book, National Council of Social Studies/Children’s Book Council Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, Booklist Top Ten Sci-Tech books, NCTE Orbis Pictus recommended book, an International 2008 Society of School Librarians International Book Award Honor Book, Cooperative Children's Book Council (CCBC) Choices 2009 list, Arkansas’s 2008-2009 Charlie May Simon Reading List, American Library Association Notables Nominee, School Library Journal Best Books of 2011, Moonbeam Children's Book Award silver medal winner, Society of School Librarians Honor Book, BCCB Guide Book to Gift Books, and BCCB 2011 Blue Ribbon List. Her books have received starred reviews in School Library JournalBooklist and Jewish Book World, and The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books.  

Contact:
Carla McClafferty
ckmcclafferty@gmail.com
5019930434

Program Details

Format

1. This interactive program will start with some questions such as: What does liberty mean?
2. Discuss what the Statue of Liberty represents.
3. Explain why men in France wanted to give the statue to America.
4. Explain how the statue was built in France.
5. Discuss the fundraising problems in America and the media’s role in raising the money.
6.. When, why, and how the Statue of Liberty became a symbol of immigration.

Objectives

1. To challenge students as they take a fresh look at this powerful symbol of America.
2. To engage students in ways that would allow them to consider what freedom means to Americans today.
3. To learn the little known fun facts about the Statue of Liberty.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Visual Arts/ Understanding the Visual Arts In Relation to History and Cultures , Visual Arts/ Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and the Work of Others , Visual Arts/ Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines , English/ Reading for Perspective , English/ Reading for Understanding , English/ Applying Knowledge , English/ Evaluating Data , English/ Developing Research Skills , Science as Inquiry , Science and Technology , History and Nature of Science , Civics/ What Is Government? , Civics/ Values and Principles of Democracy , Civics/ Principles of Democracy , Civics/ Other Nations and World Affairs , Civics/ Roles of the Citizen , Geography/ The World in Spatial Terms

State Standards

Visual Arts/ Understanding the Visual Arts In Relation to History and Cultures , Visual Arts/ Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and the Work of Others , Visual Arts/ Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines , English/ Reading for Perspective , English/ Reading for Understanding , English/ Applying Knowledge , English/ Evaluating Data , English/ Developing Research Skills , Science as Inquiry , Science and Technology , History and Nature of Science , Civics/ What Is Government? , Civics/ Values and Principles of Democracy , Civics/ Principles of Democracy , Civics/ Other Nations and World Affairs , Civics/ Roles of the Citizen , Geography/ The World in Spatial Terms