The GREATways to Teach and LearnTM series are books intended to supplement curriculum and textbooks. The information and activities presented in Louisiana History Grades 5-8 engage the learner in active practice of basic skills required in this content area. Activities are designed with various learning styles in mind to include every child in the learning process. Louisiana History Grades 5-8 complies with State Curriculum Standards and includes a chart to assess the level at which a child is able to complete each standard presented. Students using this book will learn the state symbols, geography, and history of Texas and complete maps of major cities and geographical regions. This book was written by teachers to provide grade appropriate standards, practice, and application in a straightforward, easy to understand manner. Appropriate materials and presentation produce comprehension. Practice produces proficiency. Application produces students able to interact with the real world.