La Banniére de Unité 7

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Unité VII Table des matières

Introduction: Culture Matérielle: Les petites choses de la vie

Leçon 1:Interpréter les objets (cette page)

Leçon 2: Enseigner et apprendre à travers les objets

Leçon 3: Présenter les habitudes alimentaires de la Louisiane

Leçon 4: Les habitudes alimentaires de la Famille

Leçon 5: Les habitudes alimenataires des régions de la Louisiane

Leçon 6: Activités Artisanales et Arts Domestiques en Louisiane


Unit VII Resources

Material Culture: The Stuff of Life


Find resources helpful for Unit VII lessons below. Specific resources are also listed in individual lessons. More resources may be found in the Louisiana Folklife Recommended Reading List and Swapping Stories Bibliography.

Allamel, Frédéric. Houma Indian Arts, Exhibit Catalog. n.p., 1999. Includes
excellent photos, $6 plus $1.50 shipping. Available from Frédéric Allemel, 105 East Drive, Pierre Part, LA 70339.

Arnow, Jan. By Southern Hands: A Celebration of Craft Traditions in the South.
Oxmoor, 1987. Features Coushatta pinestraw baskets, Houma palmetto baskets, cornshuck bags, Coushatta and Houma dolls, Houma model boats, Cajun accordions, wooden boats, Mardi Gras Indian costumes, Cajun Mardi Gras masks, duck decoys, Acadian textiles, and nets from Louisiana, $34.95.

Bienvenu, Marcelle. Who's Your Mama, Are Catholic, and Can You Make a
Roux?: A Cajun/Creole Family Album Cookbook. Times of Acadiana Press, Inc., Lafayette. Includes stories and family photos organized by the seasons, $21.95.

Blank, Les. Yum, Yum, Yum: A Taste of Cajun and Creole Cooking. Flower
Films, 1990. Great Louisiana cooks spin their wisdom while they demonstrate how to make (and eat) scrumptious dishes like crab and shrimp crepes, dirty rice, frog legs, okra étouffée with shrimp, beef tongue, goo courtbouillon, boudin, and candied yams. Available from Flower Films, 10341 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530, 510/525-0942.

Cajun Men Cook: Recipes, Stories, and Food Experiences from Louisiana Cajun
Country. Beaver Club of Louisiana, 1994. Walter S. McIlhenny Community Cookbook Hall of Fame.

Cane River Cuisine. Service League of Natchitoches, 1974. Walter S. McIlhenny
Community Cookbook Hall of Fame book.

Chiseri-Strater, Elizabeth and Bonnie Sunstein. FieldWorking: Reading and
Writing Research. Prentice Hall, 1997. Valuable teacher resource with lessons for reading, writing, fieldwork, and teaching students to "read" landscape and culture, $25.

The Cotton Country Collection. Junior Charity League of Monroe, 1972. Includes
both north and South Louisiana traditional recipes.

Deetz, James. In Small Things Forgotten: The Archeology of Early American
Life. Anchor Press, 1977. A good basic teacher resource to material culture such as house types and gravestones.

Drake, Robert. "Amazing Grace," Stories from Tennessee, Linda Burton, ed., UT
Press, 1983, pp. 287-292.

Edge, John T. The Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lover's Companion to the
South. Hill Street Press, 2000.

Fontenot, Mary Alice. Lunch Louisiana Style. Nutrition Education Training
Program, State Department of Education, reprinted in 1995. This handy guide went to all libraries in the state and copies are available on request, Box 94064, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064. A glossary defines and gives correct pronunciation of many Louisiana food terms, and an overview summarizes regional foodways well. Lessons include family recipes, class tasting parties, food story prompts, and spice smelling. A 30-minute companion video gives historical look at various groups' contributions to Louisiana foodways. Video is available through the Louisiana Department of Education Resource Center Audio/Visual Lending Library, Nutrition Education and Training (NET) Program. From the menu, select

Fricker, Jonathan, Donna Fricker, and Patricia Duncan. Louisiana Architecture:
A Handbook on Styles. Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1998. A concise survey of architectural styles from French Creole to Art Deco.

Gaudet, Marcia. "The New Orleans King Cake in Southwest Louisiana," Mid-
America Folklore, Fall 1989, pp. 114-121.

Glassie, Henry. Pattern in the Material Folk Culture of the Eastern United
States. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1968. A classic resource on material culture from house types to fences. Useful for teachers and older students.

Gustes, Jr., Roy F. The 100 Greatest New Orleans Creole Recipes. Pelican
Publishing, 1998.

Gutierrez, C. Page. Cajun Foodways. Jackson: University Press of
Mississippi, 1992. Order from the Press, 3825 Ridgewood Rd., Jackson, MS 39211, 800/737-7788.

Hawkins, Nancy. Classroom Archaeology. Louisiana Division of Archaeology,
1991. For artifact reading, which contains archaeology activities for middle school students. Free. The Louisiana Division of Archaeology offers booklets, education packets, and bibliography through an online teacher order form.

International Museum of Folk Art. Recycled, Reseen: Art from the Global
Scrapheap. Crystal Production, 1997. Based on a major exhibit featuring folk art from around the world made from found and recycled materials. Kit includes a 64-page guide with lesson plans, cultural context, projects, and interdisciplinary extensions; video; and 20 color 8

Jambalaya: A Collection of Cajun and Creole Favorites from the
Junior League of New Orleans. 1983. A Walter S. McIlhenny Community Cookbook Hall of Fame book.

Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc. River Road Recipes III: A Healthy
Collection. Baton Rouge: The Junior League of Baton Rouge, 1994. This volume includes the traditional recipe and a more healthy version. It also includes helpful hints from the cooks some stories about the recipes.

Junior Charity League of Monroe. The Cotton Country Collection. Monroe: Junior
Charity League of Monroe, 1972. Includes both north and south Louisiana traditional recipes.

Kirlin, Katherine S. and Thomas M. Kirlin. Smithsonian Folklife Cookbook,
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991. Find recipes from North and South Louisiana and around the country as well.

Kirschenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara. "An Accessible Aesthetic: The Role of Folk Arts
and the Folk Artist in the Curriculum." New York Folklore. Winter 1983, pp. 9-18. An accessible essay on the importance of recognizing learning in everyday life within classrooms.

Kniffen, Fred. " Louisiana House Types." Annals of the Association of American
Geographers 26:179-93, 1936.

Knipmeyer, William. "Folk Boats of Eastern French Louisiana." In American
Folklife. Ed. Don Yoder. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1976.

Langley, Linda, Susan Lejeune, and Claude Oubre, ed. Les Artistes: Crafters
Tell Their Tales. Eunice, LA: Louisiana State University at Eunice. Folklife Series, Volume 2, 1996.

Louisiana Cookin'. A magazine that features food traditions throughout
Louisiana. Published six times a year, $15/year subscription, 129 S. Cortez St., New Orleans, LA 70119, 888/884-4114, 504/482-3914,

Matthews-DeNatale, Gail, et al. "Infusing Indigenous Knowledge into Classroom
Curriculum Through Collaborative Fieldwork." 1996 Proceedings of the National Association for Multicultural Education, pp. 181-198. Caddo Gap Press, 1996, $25.

Mitcham, Howard. Creole Gumbo and All that Jazz: New Orleans Seafood
Cookbook. Pelican Publishing Co., 1978.

Moonsammy, Rita. Passing It On, NJ State Council on the Arts, 1992. An
excerpt from the excellent teacher resource for folk artist residencies and studying how people make things.

Nobles, Connie. Adventures in Classroom Archaeology. Louisiana Division of
Archaeology, 1992. Free. Archaeology activities for grades K-12.

Poesch, Jesse and Barbara SoRelle Bacot. Louisiana Buildings 1720 -1940.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997.

Recipes and Reminiscences of New Orleans. Parents Club of Ursuline
Academy, 1971. A Walter S. McIlhenny Community Cookbook Hall of Fame book.

River Road Recipes III: A Healthy Collection. The Junior League of Baton
Rouge, 1994. This volume includes the traditional recipe from Volumes I and II and adds a more healthy version. It also includes helpful hints from the cooks and some stories about the recipes. A Walter S. McIlhenny Community Cookbook Hall of Fame book.

Roach-Lankford, Susan. Gifts from the Hills: North Central Louisiana Folk
Traditions. Ruston: Louisiana Tech Art Gallery, 1984.

Schweid, Richard. Hot Peppers: The Story of Cajuns and Caspicum, revised
edition, University of North Carolina Press, 1999. $15.95.

Smith, Andy, compiler. Louisiana Proud Collection of Home Cooking. Louisiana
Proud, 1991. Divides the state into five sections and includes recipes from 276 towns with sketches of local buildings. Louisiana Proud Collection of Sweet Things is another collection by the same author.

Snyder, Luella and Steve Knudsen. Of Sugar Cane and Syrup. Perspective
Film, 1977. A 15-minute documentary focusing on the Stribling family as they make sugar cane for their own use. Available for loan through the State Library of Louisiana and for purchase either Perspective Film or Coronet Film and Video, a Simon and Schuster Company, 420 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062.

Tell Me More: A Cookbook Spiced with Cajun Traditions and Food Memories.
Junior League of Lafayette, 1993. Includes sketches by artist Floyd Sonnier.

Touchstone, Billie L. Redneck Country Cooking. Everett Companies,
Bossier City, Louisiana, 1988.

Vlach, John Michael. By the Work of Their Hands: Studies in Afro-American
Folklife. University of Virginia Press, 1991. Good teacher resource on the maintenance of African aesthetics and traditions and African American material culture.

Walker, Alice. "Everyday Use," In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black
Women. Harcourt Brace reissue, 1985.

Wilson, Charles, et al. The Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. UNC Press, 1989.
This large, accessible volume covers hundreds of topics, useful for older students and teachers, available in many public libraries, 1,656 pages, $69.95.

Wilson, David and Angus Gillespie, eds. Rooted in America: Foodlore of Popular
Fruits and Vegetables. University of Tennessee Press, 1999. The real deal on Johnny Appleseed, two banana festivals in neighboring towns, social history of foods of every day life. Each chapter examines a common fruit or vegetable, various cultural norms regarding food, including Tabasco sauce. For older students and teachers, $16.95.


Unité 7 Culture Matérielle: Les Petites Choses de la Vie

Leçon 1 Interpréter les Objets

Fiches Pratiques Pour Les Élèves

Fiche Pratique: La Petite Histoire
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Fiche Pratique: Motifs et Variations
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Outils d' Évaluation

Rubrique: Créer Une Exposition
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Leçon 1 Sources Bibliographiques

Leçon 2 Enseigner et Apprendre à Travers les Objets

Fiches Pratiques Pour les Élèves

Fiche Pratique: Matériaux Naturels et Recyclables (a traduire)

Fiche Pratique: L'Utile et le Beau
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Outils d' Évaluation

Evaluation des Entretiens par les Camarades de Classe
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Fiche Pratique: Consentement Général de la Classe(a traduire)

Leçon 2 Sources Bibliographiques

Leçon 3 Présentation des Habitudes Alimentaires de la Louisiane

Fiches Pratiques Pour les Élèves

Preparation d'un Repais Louisianais- Texte à Trous
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Outil d' Évaluation

Rubrique Observation de la Préparation d'un Repas
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Leçon 3 Sources bibliographiques

Leçon 4 Les Habitudes Alimentaires de la Famille

Fiches Pratiques pour les Élèves

Fiche Pratique: Enquête sur les Recettes
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Fiche Pratique: Bingo
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Outil d' Évaluation

Liste d'Auto-évaluation sur la Recherche
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Leçon 4 Sources Bibliographiques

Leçon 5 Les Habitudes Alimentaires de la Louisiane

Fiches Pratiques Pour l' Élèves

Fiche Pratique: Recherche Internet sur les Habitudes Alimentaires
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Construire Une Carte Culturelle (a traduire)

Fiche Pratique: Les Produits Agricoles
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Outils d' Évaluation

Diagrammes de Venn de Voix de la Louisiane

Conclusions sur Les Habitudes Alimentaires: 1 2
Versions de PDF: 1 , 2

Leçon 5 Sources Bibliographiques

Leçon 6 Activités Artisanales et Arts Domestiques en Louisiane

Fiches Pratiques Pour l' Élèves

Fiche Pratique: Donne Un Prix À Ton Produit: 1, 2

Versions de PDF: 1, 2, Grille

Fiche Pratique: Activités Artisanales et Arts Décoratifs Traditionnels en Louisiane -Version de PDF-

Outils d'Évaluation

Auto-évaluation de ta Recherche: Liste des Points à Suivre pour Une Bonne Recherche
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Rubrique: Présentation Orale
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Leçon 6 Sources Bibliographiques

Unité VII Sources Bibliographiques


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