The following are lesson plans that go with the Louisiana Agriculture Production Map. All lesson plans are Louisiana Department of Education grade level expectation correlated.
Students research a Louisiana commodity, construct a graphic organizer, and present their findings orally.
Language Of Maps
In this lesson, students review the language of maps. Students learn how to read maps effectively and interpret “map language”.
Louisiana Agriculture Production Map
Students explore state commodities by parish with the Louisiana Agriculture Production Map, which features the top 16 commodities in the state as of 2008. Order a vividly colored map today (poster-size 25” x 38” or placemat-size 11” x 17”) from Louisiana Ag in the Classroom.
Download an 8.5“ x 11” version of the Louisiana Ag Production map.
Types of Maps
Students construct political and physical maps of Louisiana, learning the difference between the two.