Texas Natural Resources
4th grade Social Studies
Section 1: C Layer 50 Points
(you can make an illustration or write a summary)
to the class on one natural resource. (your choice)
increased in the past 20 years.
timber clearing in Texas and create a collage of facts for each one.
Must include key. Draw or create on computer (your choice).
in everyday life.
(must be in outline form and from 3 separate days).
complete chapter questions 1-10.
present the benefits it provides to Texas
Section II: B Layer Choose one 20 points
in Texas using technology.
Examples timber clearing, agricultural production, wetlands drainage, energy
production and construction of dams.
benefits of utilizing natural resources for economical gain and growth.
Section III: A Layer Choose one *Defend your answer* 30 points
in refining the natural resources in Texas?
****5 points extra credit if you correctly add your points and turn in on time****
Total Points ______
Social Studies 4.9
(9) Geography. The student understands how people adapt to and modify their environment. The student is expected to:
(A) describe ways people have adapted to and modified their environment in Texas, past and present, such as timber clearing, agricultural production, wetlands drainage, energy production, and construction of dams;
(C) compare the positive and negative consequences of human modification of the environment in Texas, past and present, both governmental and private, such as economic development and the impact on habitats and wildlife as well as air and water quality.
L.Arts 4.11 (D) use multiple text features and graphics to gain an overview of the contents of text and to locate information.
Technology Application 4.2
(A) use a variety of input devices such as mouse, keyboard, disk drive, modem, voice/sound recorder, scanner, digital video, CD-ROM, or touch screen. (B) use software programs with audio, video, and graphics to enhance learning experiences.