This product includes a variety of resources for teaching the 5 regions of Louisiana. Articles, maps, charts, and an illustrated brochure or paper quilt-making activity turn this lesson into a social studies task. Use all of the resources and teaching ideas included in this product to teach the 5 regions and/or practice research skills.
5 colorful articles and 5 landmark maps explain each region. Students will get practice using resources as they learn about Louisiana resources, culture, food, landmarks, and recreations. Charts are provided for students to organize the information about each region.
CREATE A BROCHURE OR QUILT! When students are finished researching, they can turn their words into illustrations on the quilt template, or students can write describes and draw illustrations on a travel brochure.
INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK: The quilt design or travel brochure can also be used in your social studies interactive notebooks.
Sportsman’s Paradise Region Resource Map
Crossroad Region Resource Map
Cajun Country Region Resource Map
Plantation Country Region Resource Map
Greater New Orleans Region Resource Map
Sportsman’s Paradise Region Resource Article
Crossroad Region Resource Article
Cajun Country Region Resource Article
Plantation Country Region Resource Article
Greater New Orleans Region Resource Article
Copy the 2 pages front and back to make a 6-section travel brochure.
Sportsman’s Paradise Region Resource Quilt Template
Crossroad Region Resource Quilt Template
Cajun Country Region Resource Quilt Template
Plantation Country Region Resource Quilt Template
Greater New Orleans Region Resource Quilt Template
Grade students information in their charts and travel brochure or quilt design.
Travel Brochure Rubric
5 Regions Chart
One region chart
All five regions chart
Louisiana Social Studies Standards Checklist and Posters for 3rd Grade