Made in the U.S.A.
Students map products made in the United States. Students discuss regional interdependence
and identify goods the U.S. produces and trades. Students describe how economic links
make Americans more alike, and locate major manufacturing centers in the U.S.
You can use an
Assessment Rubric to assess students' mastery of the objectives.
WHAT YOU NEED
WHAT TO DO
- Map of the U.S.
- Paper clips
- Push pins
- Index cards
Share Your Map with Others!
- Find the manufacturer's label on different products made in the U.S.A.
- Record where each product is made.
- Locate each city on the map.
- Pin a string from your home to the company's city.
- Hang a symbol for each product on its string.
- Give your map a title.
- Discuss how we depend on people far away.
- Identify some products shipped from your town to other towns.
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