Where Did My Lunch Come From? A U.S. Regional Tour

GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students identify the various agricultural products and food-processing industries that characterize each of the five major regions of the U.S. and create a lunch menu that illustrates the interdependence between these regions.
Author: 
Jane Chambers
Grade Range: 
5-8
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
5: Environment and Society
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
5: That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources