This test has four new item sets and one task set focusing on the following:

– Describe how people have changed the land to meet their basic needs over time in Louisiana
– Explain how humans have adapted to the physical environment in different regions of Louisiana
– Describe how humans affect the environment in Louisiana
– Describe the importance of natural resources in Louisiana using maps
– Identify various ways that people earn income and how earning income contributes
to the economic well-being of their community and state
– List different ways people save their income and explain the advantages and disadvantages of each
– Explain the benefits of comparative shopping when making economic decisions
– Investigate the economic concepts of opportunity cost, scarcity, and surplus/shortage and give examples of each based on needs and wants
– Investigate ways in which people are producers and consumers and explain why they depend on one another
– Describe the basic concepts of supply and demand and explain how competition affects the prices of goods and services
– Explain how producers and consumers affect prices
– Explain the concepts of specialization and interdependence in the production of goods and services
– Investigate the responsibilities and characteristics of various jobs
– Differentiate between imports and exports of goods in Louisiana
– How do different factors affect production and price?
– How do people impact the economy?
– How is Louisiana’s economy unique?
– Describe how people have changed the land to meet their basic needs over time in Louisiana
– Explain how humans have adapted to the physical environment in different regions of Louisiana
– Describe how humans affect the environment in Louisiana
– Describe the importance of natural resources in Louisiana using maps
– Differentiate between imports and exports of goods in Louisiana
– How have people adapted to life in Louisiana?
– How do people change the land to meet their needs?
– How does changing the land impact Louisiana?

4 Item Sets and 1 Task set
This test also has 6 discrete items testing the Louisiana State Standards for a total of 30 questions.