Louisiana Creole and Cajun Cultures in Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Kathleen Tracy
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286011
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286013
  • DDC: 305.84
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Louisiana Creole and Cajun Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Louisiana that have developed, with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes Louisiana's current cultures. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and contains the Louisiana region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the area today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: A Cultural Melting Pot.
1: The Louisiana Purchase.
2: The Evolution of the Cajuns.
3: The Creoles.
4: Traditions.
5: Religious Traditions.
6: Notable Cajuns and Creoles.
Map of Louisiana.
Experiencing Cajun and Creole Culture.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.