Life in Washington DC



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Make a Landscape Sketch choosing one of the pictures bellow. Here are the different steps:


  • Make a description of the picture using the “How to describe” sheet
  • Make a landscape sketch using the picture taken in your neighborhood
  • Make a Key
  • Find a Title




Capitol Hill:


Congress Heights:








Make your own map of D.C. using the thematic maps

You must put the following information in the key:

  • River
  • Airports
  • Interstates
  • Density of population (number of inhabitants per square miles).

Less than 10000hab/sq miles

More than 10000hab/sq miles






Use the data to make your own charts.

There are 3 types of Charts: pie charts, lines charts and bar charts. Do at least 2 type of charts.

You must do 3 charts:

  • Evolution of Population
  • Ethnicity
  • Population of DC and other Cities.







Life in DC


Find 3 pros and 3 cons of living in Washington DC

Make your own infographic to answer


Infographic: An infographic (information graphic) is a representation of information in a graphic format designed to make the data easily understandable at a glance. People use infographics to quickly communicate a message, to simplify the presentation.




Use the  thematic map to do your own thematic map


Tip: you have to group different range of the key of the thematic maps to do your own key/map






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Inhabitants: habitants

Neighborhood: quartier

Data: statistique

Key: légende

Chart: graphique

Author: B. DIDIER