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  1. The Story of the Statue of Liberty

  2. 1. Where did Bartholdi decide to put the Statue of Liberty? • On Bedloe’s Island • At the world’s fair • At Madison Square • In Philadelphia

  3. 1. Where did Bartholdi decide to put the Statue of Liberty? • On Bedloe’s Island • At the world’s fair • At Madison Square • In Philadelphia

  4. 2. The statue was built as a symbol of____ • The skill of French workers • The talent of Bartholdi • Great wealth of the United States • Freedom in the New World

  5. 2. The statue was built as a symbol of____ • The skill of French workers • The talent of Bartholdi • Great wealth of the United States • Freedom in the New World

  6. 3. What was the FIRST step that Bartholdi took to design the Statue of Liberty? • A. He drew some sketches. • B. He built the steel skeleton. • C. He created the copper skin. • D. He numbered the pieces.

  7. 3. What was the FIRST step that Bartholdi took to design the Statue of Liberty? • A. He drew some sketches. • B. He built the steel skeleton. • C. He created the copper skin. • D. He numbered the pieces.

  8. 4. Which of the following is an opinion from the selection? • A. “In this way, money was raised to pay for the statue.” • B. “Bartholdi had created many other statues and monuments….” • C. “ The Statue of Liberty is a beautiful sight to all who pass by her.” • D. “Afterward, the arm stood in Madison Square in New York City.”

  9. 4. Which of the following is an opinion from the selection? • A. “In this way, money was raised to pay for the statue.” • B. “Bartholdi had created many other statues and monuments….” • C. “ The Statue of Liberty is a beautiful sight to all who pass by her.” • D. “Afterward, the arm stood in Madison Square in New York City.”

  10. 5. What is the MOST LIKELY reason parts of the statue were built by different people? • A. Bartholdi had to hire new workers after he raised more money. • B. Some people got tired of working on the statue so they gave up. • C. The Americans and the French wanted to divide the work. • D. The statue was very large and took a long time to build.

  11. 5. What is the MOST LIKELY reason parts of the statue were built by different people? • A. Bartholdi had to hire new workers after he raised more money. • B. Some people got tired of working on the statue so they gave up. • C. The Americans and the French wanted to divide the work. • D. The statue was very large and took a long time to build.

  12. 6. The steel skeleton was needed to_____. • A. Paint the statue • B. Support the statue • C. Cover the statue • D. Ship the statue

  13. 6. The steel skeleton was needed to_____. • A. Paint the statue • B. Support the statue • C. Cover the statue • D. Ship the statue

  14. 7. Which of the following is a fact from the selection? • A. New York Harbor was the perfect place to put the statue. • B. Many people were excited about working on the statue. • C. Over the years, millions of people have seen the statue. • D. In 1886, Bartholdi unveiled the beautiful statue.

  15. 7. Which of the following is a fact from the selection? • A. New York Harbor was the perfect place to put the statue. • B. Many people were excited about working on the statue. • C. Over the years, millions of people have seen the statue. • D. In 1886, Bartholdi unveiled the beautiful statue.

  16. 8. Which of the following is a MAIN idea of this selection? • A. The United States and France had to work together to make Bartholdi’s dream come true. • B. Bartholdi was a French sculptor who came to visit America in 1871. • C. Many artists, engineers, and craftsmen came to a large workshop to help create the statue. • D. Visitors who came to the World’s Fair in Paris got to climb inside the statue’s head.

  17. 8. Which of the following is a MAIN idea of this selection? • A. The United States and France had to work together to make Bartholdi’s dream come true. • B. Bartholdi was a French sculptor who came to visit America in 1871. • C. Many artists, engineers, and craftsmen came to a large workshop to help create the statue. • D. Visitors who came to the World’s Fair in Paris got to climb inside the statue’s head.

  18. 9. The authors probably wrote this selection to tell readers____________. • A. About traveling to America • B. About a famous statue • C. A funny story about France • D. How to make a crown

  19. 9. The authors probably wrote this selection to tell readers____________. • A. About traveling to America • B. About a famous statue • C. A funny story about France • D. How to make a crown

  20. 10. Which of the following would be another good title for this selection? • A. Fireworks in New York Harbor • B. The Story of Bedloe’s Island • C. The Life and Works of Bartholdi • D. A Special Gift from France

  21. 10. Which of the following would be another good title for this selection? • A. Fireworks in New York Harbor • B. The Story of Bedloe’s Island • C. The Life and Works of Bartholdi • D. A Special Gift from France

  22. #11 • Why did Bartholdi have to raise money to build the Statue of Liberty?

  23. #11 • It cost a lot to build because it was so large.

  24. #12 • In 1884, how were the French and Americans’ feelings about the Statue of Liberty DIFFERENT?

  25. #12 • The French were excited, but the Americans had lost interest.

  26. #13 • Why was it important to mark the pieces of the Statue of Liberty before shipping it to America?

  27. #13 • The Statue of Liberty was so large that the workers in America might not have been able to put it together correctly without the pieces being numbered.