Title Where Did My Lunch Come From? A U.S. Regional Tour
Lesson 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 Levels 5-8
Duration 3 class periods

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Food Pyramid (United States)

U S Map

Map of U.S. Regions

Simplified 6 Trait Writing Rubric

Food Pyramids of Selected Other Countries (Extension)

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