Unit 3: Across the U.S.A. . Theme 6: The Land Shapes People’s Lives. http://wallpapers.free-review.net/42__German_Land_Scape.htm. farmland - land that is used to grow vegetables, fruits, grains, and other crops. http://www.esri.com/news/arcuser/0402/graphics/preserve1_lg.jpg.
Theme 6: The Land Shapes People’s Lives
farmland- land that is used to grow vegetables, fruits, grains, and other crops
Farmland in South Louisiana can be used to grow sugarcane, rice, and sweet potatoes.
fertile- soil that can produce crops
Corn grew quickly because the soil was fertile.
vast- very large in size or amount
The vast pile of papers was left on the desk.
horizon- where land and the sky appear to meet
A ship appeared on the horizon.
reflection-the image that bounces back to you from a mirror or body of water
The reflection of the mountain was amazing.
access- to have the opportunity to use a place or do an activity
A key to a good education is access to information in and around your school and community.
surroundings- all the things around us
The surroundings of the community were affected by the over population of people.
recreation- things we do for fun or relaxation, such as reading for pleasure, playing sports, and listening to music
Many sports we play are recreation activities that we choose to participate in.
port- a place where ships load and unload their cargo
The Port of New Orleans is at the center of the world’s busiest port complex.
altitude- the height of something above Earth or above sea level
After take-off, a plane climbs to a safe altitude before leveling off.