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  1. 1. Benjamin Banneker & Washington D.C.<br />
  2. 2. Warm-Up 1/19<br />Come in, sit down QUIETLY and set-up!<br />Use p. 365 in the RED BOOKto answer these questions:<br />How many years did Congress argue about the location of the nation&apos;s new capital? <br />What does D.C. stand for? <br />What river is Washington D.C. located near?<br />Write the questions ANDanswers!<br />
  3. 3. Warm-Up 1/19<br />1) How many years did Congress argue about the location of the nation&apos;s new capital? <br />- 10 years<br />2) What does D.C. stand for? <br />- District of Columbia<br />3) What river is Washington D.C. located near?<br />- the Potomac River<br />
  4. 4. Classroom Expectations: 5 P’s<br />Be prompt- on time<br />Be prepared- notebook & pencils<br />Be positive- smile, can-do attitude<br />Be polite- share, be nice<br />Be productive- do your work<br />
  5. 5. Warm-Up 1/20<br />Come in, sit down QUIETLY and set-up!<br />Use p. 365 in the RED BOOKto answer these questions:<br />What river is Washington D.C. located near?<br />During the planning of Washington D.C., an __________ was needed to use ________ and ________ to _________ the land.<br />Who was asked to help with surveying the land?<br />Write the questions ANDanswers!<br />
  6. 6. Warm-Up 1/20<br />1) What river is Washington D.C. located near?<br />- The Potomac River<br />2) During the planning of Washington D.C., an astronomer was needed to use latitude and longitude to survey the land.<br />3) Who was asked to help with surveying the land?<br />- Benjamin Banneker<br />
  7. 7. Our Capital: Washington D.C.<br />Objective: We will analyze the location of our capital city, Washington D.C.<br />
  8. 8. Key Questions<br />What is Washington D.C.?<br />Where is Washington D.C. located and why?<br />
  9. 9. What is Washington D.C.?<br />Washington D.C. is the United States’ capital city<br />Capital city = the country’s center of government<br />
  10. 10. Capitals Around the World<br />Brasilia, Brazil<br />2,529,580 people<br />Mexico City, Mexico<br />21,163,226 people<br />
  11. 11. Capitals Around the World<br />Cairo, Egypt<br /> 17,856,000 people<br />Tokyo, Japan<br />12,790,000 people<br />
  12. 12. Our Capital<br />Washington, D.C. <br />5,300,000 people<br />
  13. 13. Where is Washington D.C. ?<br />Washington D.C. is located on the Potomac River in between the states of Maryland and Virginia.<br />
  14. 14. Bonus Question!<br />What part of the United States is Washington D.C. in?<br />a. Northern b. Southern<br />c. Western d. Eastern<br />
  15. 15. Bonus Question!<br />What part of the United States is Washington D.C. in?<br />a. Northern b. Southern<br />c. Western d. Eastern<br />
  16. 16. Bonus Question!<br />What river is Washington D.C. near?<br />a. Mississippi River b. Rio Grande<br /> c. Potomac River d. Hudson River<br />
  17. 17. Bonus Question!<br />What river is Washington D.C. near?<br />a. Mississippi River b. Rio Grande<br /> c. Potomac River d. Hudson River<br />
  18. 18. What is in Washington D.C.??<br />Video Clip<br />
  19. 19. What is in Washington D.C.??<br />In Washington D.C., there is the White House, the Supreme Court, the Capitol Building, where Congress meets, and many museums and monuments<br />
  20. 20. Warm-Up 1/21<br />Come in, sit down QUIETLY and set-up!<br />Use p. 367 in the RED BOOKto answer these questions:<br />What city did Benjamin Banneker help plan?<br />Benjamin Banneker’s _________ ___ _______ helped save the plan for the nation’s new ________ _____.<br />What did Banneker speak out against?<br />Write the questions ANDanswers!<br />
  21. 21. Warm-Up 1/21<br />1) What city did Benjamin Banneker help plan?<br /> - Washington D.C.<br />2) Benjamin Banneker’s attention to detail helped save the plan for the nation’s new capital city.<br />3) What did Banneker speak out against?<br />- Benjamin Banneker spoke out against slavery<br />
  22. 22. What is there to see in Washington D.C.??<br />White House<br />Supreme Court<br />Capitol Building (where Congress meets)<br />Many museums and monuments<br />
  23. 23. Benjamin Banneker & Washington D.C.<br />Objective: We will summarize the life and contributions of Benjamin Banneker<br />
  24. 24. Key Questions<br />Who is Benjamin Banneker?<br />Why is Benjamin Banneker important to our capital city?<br />
  25. 25. Who is Benjamin Banneker?<br />Benjamin Banneker was an African American astronomer, mathematician, surveyor, farmer and inventor. <br />
  26. 26. Who is Benjamin Banneker?<br />
  27. 27. Banneker’s Accomplishments<br />In 1754, when Banneker was 24 years old, he made a clock out of wood, which told time for 40 years!<br />
  28. 28. Banneker’s Accomplishments<br />In 1790, when Benjamin Banneker was 60, Thomas Jefferson asked him to join Pierre L’Enfant and a team of surveyors to plan Washington D.C. <br />
  29. 29. Banneker’s Accomplishments<br />An argument broke out, however, and the French artist and engineer Pierre L’Enfant left the team and took the plans for the city with him!<br />
  30. 30. Banneker’s Accomplishments<br />According to some, Benjamin Banneker saved the day when he recreated the plans for Washington D.C. from memory.<br />
  31. 31. Bonus Question!<br />Which of the following is NOT TRUE about Benjamin Banneker?<br />a. He was African American<br />b. He helped plan the city of New York<br />c. He was an astronomer, mathematician and farmer<br />d. He helped survey the city of Washington D.C.<br />
  32. 32. Bonus Question!<br />Which of the following is NOT TRUE about Benjamin Banneker?<br />a. He was African American<br />b. He helped plan the city of New York<br />c. He was an astronomer, mathematician and farmer<br />d. He helped survey the city of Washington D.C.<br />
  33. 33. Who is Benjamin Banneker?<br />Astronomer<br />Mathematician<br />Surveyor<br />I helped plan and survey Washington D.C. <br />Farmer<br />Inventor<br />I was against slavery<br />I made a clock out of wood<br />I wrote an almanac<br />
  34. 34. Your Task: Create a Facebook Profile for Benjamin Banneker<br />
  35. 35. Warm-Up 1/22<br />Come in, sit down QUIETLY and set-up!<br />Use p. 365 in the RED BOOKto complete the “Map Adventure” activity.<br />Write ONLY the answers today!<br />
  36. 36. Warm-Up 1/22<br />Map Adventure Answers<br />B is the Capitol Building where Congress meets<br />C is the Mall where the Smithsonian Museums are located<br />A is the White House where the President and his family live<br />
  37. 37. Warm-Up 1/22<br />Come in, sit down QUIETLY and set-up!<br />Take out YOUR NOTEBOOK and study the pages on WASHINGTON D.C. and BENJAMIN BANNEKER.<br />We will have a QUIZ today!<br />
  38. 38. Who am I?<br />
  39. 39. Who am I?<br /><ul><li>I was born the son of a former slave.
  40. 40. I was born in 1731 on a tobacco farm near Baltimore in Maryland.
  41. 41. I borrowed books from my neighbor and taught myself surveying, astronomy, and mathematics.</li></li></ul><li>Who am I?<br />My study of astronomy enabled me to make the calculations to predict solar and lunar eclipses!<br />
  42. 42. Who am I?<br />I published a Farmer’s Almanac from 1791-1796. It included <br />information on medicines and medical treatment, listed tides, astronomical information and eclipses.<br />
  43. 43. I am Benjamin Banneker!<br />

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