This tune, by one of America's most famous composer and band leaders should make you imagine a pretty vibrant scene. Draw the scene as you listen. Then write, using all the visual imagery you can muster.
Explore 10 Fascinating Facts about the Liberty Bell and take a gander at the Infographic below. Create your own infographic using the information on the link.
Ring that Bell
Reportedly, this is video footage of the last time the Liberty Bell was rung.
How It's Made
The yoke of the Liberty Bell is made of wood from the American Elm. This tree is one of 21 candidates to be the National Tree for the United States of America. Explore some of the candidates to see why each is in the running. Choose one and plan a "campaign" speech to convince others to vote for your selection.
The inscription around the upper portion of the Liberty Bell is as follows:
LEV. XXV. v X" is a reference to the Old Testament in the Bible. Leviticus 25:10 says this:
And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubile unto you; and ye shall return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family.
This brings up Roman Numerals. First, from the above, we now can figure out that XXV is 25 and X alone is 10.
But how about MDCCLIII? What might those letters in that sequence represent?
Now let's have some fun figuring out some other Roman Numerals.
Today, we pause to consider the Liberty Bell. This symbol of our nation is located in Philadelphia and has been celebrated throughout its years of existence.
What do the words above have in common? What do the words mean when their different prefixes are added?
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