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Unit 3 across the u s a

Unit 3: Across the U.S.A.

Theme 6: The Land Shapes People’s Lives


Farmland land that is used to grow vegetables fruits grains and other crops

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

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.