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  1. Famous Texans A powerpoint presentation to help students identify contributions of historical figures. Click here for a Quiz at the end. Addressing Kindergarten Social Studies TEKS K.2a and K.2b By Rebecca Nolen Carver Elementary Georgetown, Texas 2012

  2. Famous Texans In this presentation, you will learn about four famous Texans

  3. Famous Texans In this presentation, you will learn about four famous Texans Stephen F. Austin

  4. Famous Texans In this presentation, you will learn about four famous Texans Stephen F. Austin Jose Navarro

  5. Famous Texans In this presentation, you will learn about four famous Texans Stephen F. Austin Jose Navarro George Glasscock

  6. Famous Texans In this presentation, you will learn about four famous Texans Stephen F. Austin Jose Navarro George Glasscock Annie Purl

  7. Who were these people?

  8. Who were these people? leaders

  9. Who were these people? leaders Community builders

  10. Who were these people? leaders Community builders good citizens

  11. Who were these people? heroes leaders Community builders good citizens

  12. Who were these people? heroes leaders Community builders good citizens Some served in the government

  13. Who were these people? heroes leaders one was a teacher Community builders good citizens Some served in the government

  14. Who were these people? heroes leaders one was a teacher Community builders good citizens Some served in the government one was a surveyor

  15. Who were these people? heroes leaders one was a teacher Community builders Texans good citizens Some served in the government one was a surveyor

  16. Stephen F. Austin From http://www.lsjunction.com/people/austin.htm http://www.famoustexans.com/sfaustin.htm http://www.tamu.edu/faculty/ccbn/dewitt/adp/history/bios/austin/austin.html

  17. Stephen F. Austin The Father of Texas From http://www.lsjunction.com/people/austin.htm http://www.famoustexans.com/sfaustin.htm http://www.tamu.edu/faculty/ccbn/dewitt/adp/history/bios/austin/austin.html

  18. This is one famous drawing of Stephen F. Austin

  19. This is one famous drawing of Stephen F. Austin

  20. This is one famous drawing of Stephen F. Austin This is another

  21. Do you know why we don’t have any photographs of him?

  22. Do you know why we don’t have any photographs of him? That’s right! There were no cameras back then. But you can see an engraving of him here.

  23. Why is Austin famous?

  24. Why is Austin famous? • He convinced a lot of American settlers to move to Texas back when Texas was still a part of Mexico.

  25. Why is Austin famous? • He convinced a lot of American settlers to move to Texas back when Texas was still a part of Mexico. • He tried to keep peace with Mexico.

  26. Why is Austin famous? • He convinced a lot of American settlers to move to Texas back when Texas was still a part of Mexico. • He tried to keep peace with Mexico. • He led Texans in battle when keeping peace was no longer an option

  27. Why is Austin famous? • He convinced a lot of American settlers to move to Texas back when Texas was still a part of Mexico. • He tried to keep peace with Mexico. • He led Texans in battle when keeping peace was no longer an option • Our state capital, Austin, is named for Stephen F. Austin

  28. Stephen Austin was the “Father of Texas”… Do you know another “Father of something”?

  29. George Washington Father of our Country

  30. George Washington Father of our Country

  31. George Washington Father of our Country Stephen F. Austin Father of our State

  32. Where We Live

  33. Where We Live

  34. Where We Live My Country My State

  35. Where We Live My Country My State The United States of America

  36. Where We Live My Country My State The United States of America Texas

  37. Where We Live My Country My State The United States of America Texas

  38. Where We Live My Country My State The United States of America Texas

  39. Where We Live My Country My State The United States of America Texas

  40. Where We Live My Country My State The United States of America Texas

  41. Where We Live My Country My State The United States of America Texas

  42. Where We Live My Country My State The United States of America Texas

  43. Task • Complete your own tree map of where you live. • Stephen Austin convinced a lot of people to move to Texas. Make a sign telling people why Texas is a great place to live.

  44. If George Washington was the “Father of our Country” and Stephen F. Austin was “The Father of Texas,” then who would be the “Father of Georgetown”?

  45. If George Washington was the “Father of our Country” and Stephen F. Austin was “The Father of Texas,” then who would be the “Father of Georgetown”? Does Georgetown have a “Father”?

  46. YES!!!

  47. YES!!! And you will never guess his name…

  48. YES!!! And you will never guess his name… well, if you think really hard you might guess his first name…

  49. Did you guess George?