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Régions de la France

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Use this page to get you STARTED on your research.

Remembers:
You MUST use at least 2 books as resources.

You MUST save a google doc between group members (please title it the name of your region), saving every URL you use.
ALL of your notes must be in your OWN words.


 topics  you could try...
 description
 MAJOR LAND AND WATER FEATURES

hint: use atlas
       try google earth
 google earth, the name of your region, France

http://projetbabel.org/fluvial/rica_carte-france.htm

http://www.france-pub.com/emap2.htm
(scroll down for a good land for vocabulary list)


 rivers of France

mountains of France
 MAJOR RESOURCES

 books:
France
blue children's book  (in my classrom - in French, but has pictures - not all regions shown)

 
 CUISINE:  http://www.recoin.fr/recette/ not all regions present
in French
 hint: try searching using keywords

"cuisine typique de" and then the name of your region in French

or 'gastronomy' or 'gastronomie'


For cheese from your region: 


http://www.cuisine-france.com/recette/region.htm


http://www.guideweb.com/



http://culturecheesemag.com/blog/world-cheese-culture-france


not all regions present
in French


not all regions present -anglais/francais
   http://www.cuisine-francaise.org/blog/2008/11/18/noms-des-plats-typiques-francais-par-regions/ not all regions present
in French
   Book: France
 
 GENERAL INFORMATION ON REGIONS
 TOP 3:

http://www.recoin.fr/tourisme/

http://www.france-voyage.com/travel-guide/

http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/Index_Pages/index_to_french_regions.htm
 great resource, but not for all regions
 hint:  try these and click on your region, if it's there.
 http://regionsdefrance.wikispaces.com/North  for regions in northern France
 AND...
 http://regionsdefrance.wikispaces.com/West  for regions in western France
 do a search just for your region using French and English. You might search and find a French website that has an English translation option
http://www.france-voyage.com/travel-guide/ 

http://regionsdefrance.wikispaces.com/Central


http://travel.viamichelin.com/web/Destination/France
click on your region then click on 'virtual tour' below photos

for regions in central France


type in name of region on right
   http://regionsdefrance.wikispaces.com/East  for regions in eastern France
   http://regionsdefrance.wikispaces.com/Southwest  for regions in south western France
   http://regionsdefrance.wikispaces.com/South  for regions in southern France
   http://www.discover-france.info/regions.htm
http://www.recoin.fr/tourisme/
 for ALL regions of France
   http://about-france.com/regions.htm  for ALL regions of France
   http://uk.franceguide.com/maps/france/regions/home.html?NodeID=141

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/france/tours
for ALL regions of France


for ALL regions of France
   http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/Index_Pages/index_to_french_regions.htm  for ALL regions of France
   http://www.guideweb.com/  for SOME regions of France
   http://www.france-pub.com/list_regions.html  for ALL regions of France
 MAJOR CITIES
 http://www.hist-geo.com/Carte/France/Principales-Villes.php  some regions will have to dig deeper!
 CAPITALS  http://www.southbrittanycottage.com/France_region_capitals.htm

http://www.mapsofworld.com/france/regions/
 ALL you need!
 HISTORY  book: France
 
 hint:
 type in 'histoire de' and then the name of your region in French
or try "chronologie" (timeline) and the name of your region
http://www.french-property.com/reference/history-french-regions/  has other information as well although might not have info on every region
 FAMOUS SITES
 http://about-france.com/regions.htm

http://www.france-pub.com/list_regions.html
 regions are listed on the right
   http://www.french-property.com/regions/  real estate site that 'sells' the region to prospective home buyers
 IMPORTANT PRODUCTS
  books:
France
blue children's book  (in my classrom - in French, but has pictures - not all regions shown)
 
 TRADITIONS and FESTIVALS
hint: try searching for "traditions in ___" and the name of a major CITY in your region
 book:
France
for festivals:
http://www.france.fr/regions-et-metropoles/les-regions-francaises
You can first change the language at the top to English.
(click on your region- then choose "events and festivals")
 
     
 FAMOUS PEOPLE
hint:
try a search for "gens fameux de" and then the name of your region in French
 book:
France

Here are some famous people and the regions they were born in:

Charles de Gaule (Nord-Pas de Calais)

Jules Verne, Coco Chanel, Molière, François 1, Léonard de Vinci (Loire Valley)

Claude Monet, Jean-François Millet, Guy de Maupassant
(Lower Normandy)

Gustave Flaubert (Haute Normandie)

Gustave Eiffel, Nicephore Niepce, Gerome Lalonde, Colette  (Bourgogne)

Louis Pasteur,  Victor Hugo, Rouget de Lisle, Gustave Corbet  (Franche Comte)

Toulouse Lautrec, Ingres (Midi-Pyrenees)

Napoleon Bonaparte (Corsica)

Philippe Petit, Auguste Rodin, Jacques Prevert, Edith Piaf, Jean Racine, Louis Braille, Voltaire, Proust (Ile de France)

Camille Claudel, Arthur Rimbaud (Champagne-Ardenne)

Hélène Cixous, Eleanor de l'Aquitaine (Aquitaine)

René Descartes, Gerard Depardieux, Honoré de Balzac, François 1, Léonard de Vinci  (Centre)

Marcel Marceaux, Frederic-Auguste Bartholi, Hans-Jean Arp (Alsace)

Audrey Tatou, Duke Henry II of Montmorency (Auvergne)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Diane de Poitiers, Hector Berlioz (Rhones-Alpes)

Georges Brassens, Paul Valery (Languedoc-Roussillon)

Auguste Renoir, Guy de Lussac, Jean-Giraudoux (Limousin)

Jean d'Arc, Ligier Richier (Lorraine)

Jean II, Jacques Lespagnol, Astérix (Bretagne)

Charles Blondin, Charles de Gaulle(Nord-Pas de Calais)

Alexandre Dumas, Jean de la Fontaine, Racine, Jules Verbe (Picardie)

Paul Cézanne, Marcel Pagnol, Van Gogh, Edmond Rostand (Provence)

Claude Bouchet, François 1, Madame de Maintenant, Richard the Lionheart (Poitou-Charentes)

 
 BY REGION:
 

North

North-Calais Nord-Pas-de-Calais


Picardy Picardie:  

“Inntravel Guide To French Regional Cuisine.” Inntravel. Oct.4, 2007
<http://www.inntravel.co.uk/shortbreaks/regionalcuisine.htm#calais>
“Regional Gastronamy.” Picardie La Region. Oct. 8, 2007
http://www.picardie.fr/en/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=100
“Preforming Arts.” Picardy. Oct. 12, 2007
<http://www.picardy.org/performingarts.cfm >
“Key Dates: A Historic Region.” Picardy La Region. Oct. 8th, 2007
<http://www.picardie.fr/en/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=23>
“Cirque Jules Verne.” Evene. Oct.13, 2007
<http://www.evene.fr/culture/lieux/cirque-jules-verne-1686.php?photo>
www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca/site/index.php?id=19 (imperial photos)
http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/fr%28.html

Upper-Normandy Haute-Normandie

Lower-Normandy Basse-Normandie

Paris-Isle-of-France Île-de-France

Champagne-Ardenne Champagne-Ardenne

Lorraine Lorraine

Alsace Alsace

Brittany Bretagne

Loire Valley Pays-de-la-Loire

Center Centre

Burgundy Bourgogne

Franche-comte Franche-Comté

Auvergne Auvergne

Limousin Limousin

 

south :

Poitou-Charentes Poitou-Charentes

Rhone-Alps Rhône-Alpes

Midi-Pyrenees Midi-Pyrénées

Languedoc-Roussillon Languedoc-Roussillon

Aquitaine Aquitaine

Provence-Alpes-Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Corsica la Corse
 
 For the flag of your region:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regions_of_France  
     
     
     
     
     


 


 
     


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