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& Other Fun FactsSlide2
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What is Washington’s
What is Washington’s STATE FRUIT? What is Washington’s STATE MAMMAL? What is Washington’s STATE AMPHIBIAN? Slide3
the idea to the Legislature.
insect can be found throughout Washington and is a beneficial contributor to the ecosystem because it consumes a large number of insect pests. It is easily recognizable by its bright green head and thorax, it has a four to six-inch wingspan and can fly 25 to 35 miles per hour.In 1997, the common GREEN DARNER DRAGONFLY became Washington's official state insect after a group of students at Crestwood Elementary School in Kent Also known as“The Mosquito Hawk”Slide4
On April 17, 1979, the
became the official Washington state dance. When the pioneers came west, they brought with them a dance called the quadrille, which means square in French. The square dance provided pioneers with recreation and social contact with neighbors.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGn_T7u6U2Q Slide5
1892, before they had the right to vote, Washington women selected the
as the state flower. They wanted an official flower to enter in a floral exhibit at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Voting booths were set up for ladies throughout the state. When the ballots were counted, the rhododendron had been chosen as the Washington state flower. The beautiful coast rhododendron is found primarily near the Pacific coast, but its range extends to the Cascade Mountains in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.Slide6
The name Rhododendron comes from the
rodon" which means "rose" and "dendron" which means "tree“.Rhododendrons are referred to as the King of Shrubs since they are regarded by many as the best flowering evergreen plants for the temperate landscape.
State Folk Song
by Woody Guthrie Roll on, Columbia, roll on.Roll on, Columbia, roll on.Your power is turning our darkness to dawn,Roll on, Columbia, roll on.AUDIO - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20ZffI6by3A SING ALONG PRINTABLE -http
motto is a word, phrase, or sentence inscribed on or attached to a coin, building, or other object. The motto states an important idea for a group of people within the state.
state motto of Washington is ALKI, a Native American Chinook word that means "bye and bye," "I will see you again," "future hope," or "eventually."Slide9
is popularly known as
THE EVERGREEN STATE." This nickname, coined by a pioneer named C.T. Conver, was adopted by the state legislature in 1893. Large amounts of annual rainfall account for the state's richly green landscapes. This state nickname is also sometimes attributed to Washington's plentiful national parks and protected wildlife preserves.Washington became the 42nd state in 1889. The Washington quarter features a leaping salmon, Mount Rainier, western hemlocks (the state tree), and Washington's nickname The Evergreen
Washington did not actually adopt an official design for its
until 1923, more than 30 years after the state was admitted to the union. At the turn of the century, many cities and towns flew military flags bearing a gold profile of George Washington on blue bunting. The official flag displays the state seal on a green background. Green was used to represent “The Evergreen State.”
NOTE:Washington’s flag is the only state flag in the United States featuring an actual person.Slide11
Did you know that it is unlawful for goldfish to ride on a Seattle bus, unless they lie still?
I GUESS I’LL HAVE TO WALK.
Did you know?Slide12
Did you know?
‘The Wave’, a popular fan cheer for the past 25 years, was started by Husky fans at the University of Washington.Slide13
Add the information in this lesson to your Washington State Report Poster.
Posters are due in December and must be complete, neatly done and colorful!
We will complete a few sections each week.Slide14
Thanks for joining us today!
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