Brazilian Cultures in Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Tammy Gagne
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612285996
  • ISBN-13: 9781612285993
  • DDC: 981
  • 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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Brazilian Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Brazil 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 the Brazilian regions' current cultures. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and covers a variety of Brazilian regions including: northern Brazil, Amazon, Manaus, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo. The book presents languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country 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.
1: A Country Divided.
2: Brazilian Religions.
3: Blending Cultures, Music, and Dance.
4: Carnival!.
5: On the Ball.
6: A Taste of Brazil.
Experiencing Brazilian Culture in the United States.
Map of Brazil.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.