Grade 3 Comprehensive Curriculum Links Unit 5

Louisiana Studies

Activity 6: Goods and Services in Louisiana

Activity 6: Goods and Services in Louisiana (GLE: 45)

Materials List: blank physical map of Louisiana, reference books, newspapers, magazines, computer, Internet access (optional)

Provide students with a blank map of Louisiana, various reference books, newspapers, magazines, and access to the Internet. Have students research the following goods and services produced in Louisiana as well as in their community:

  • Cotton

  • Ginning cotton

  • Soybeans

  • Sugarcane

  • Manufacturing sugar

  • Rice

  • Corn

  • Cattle

  • Swine

  • Poultry

  • Processing chickens

  • Timber

  • Fishing

  • Farming

  • Petroleum

  • Drilling for oil

  • Crawfish

Next, have students place icons for goods and services on the map of Louisiana corresponding to the area in which they are produced.



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