Caribbean Cultures in Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Tammy Gagne
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612285988
  • ISBN-13: 9781612285986
  • DDC: 972.9
  • 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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Caribbean Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the cultures of the Caribbean with an emphasis on current cultures of the major regional countries. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Caribbean region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and contains the Caribbean region's languages, foods, music/dance, colonial history, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the region today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies for informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
1: Barbados.
2: Jamaica.
3: Trinidad and Tobago.
4: Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
5: Cuba.
6: Haiti.
7: The Bahamas.
Experiencing Caribbean Culture in the United States.
Map of the Caribbean.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.