Unité VIII Leçon 3 Resources

Bain, Bev. Using Whole Language Strategies, Cooperative Learning, and Flexible 
Groupings to Strengthen Reading and Writing Instruction: Resource Handbook. Washington State Bureau of Education and Research, 1989. Order from the bureau, P.O. Box 96068, Bellevue, WA 98009, 206/453-1500.
Blank, Les. Always for Pleasure.Flower Films, 1978. A 58-minute video looking at 
various New Orleans activities and related aspects of lifestyle. From jazz funerals to food to parades to Mardi Gras, it offers a wide perspective of New Orleans life and fun, with an emphasis on street life and street perspectives. Film as a whole is not recommended for the classroom, but certain segments are beneficial. Available for loan through the Louisiana State Library and for purchase from Flower Films and Video, 10341 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530, 415/525-0942.
Mire, Pat. Dance for a Chicken: The Cajun Mardi Gras. Pat Mire, 1993. A 57- 
minute video which looks at rural Cajun Mardi Gras and the tradition of masked and costumed revelers going from house to house gathering ingredients for a communal gumbo. Good for secondary classrooms.
Mire, Pat and Charles Bush. Anything I Catch: The Handfishing Story. Pat Mire 
and Charles Bush, 1990. A 28-minute video examining the regional phenomenon of Cajuns who wade in the bayou to catch catfish and turtles with their bare hands. Good for classroom use. Available for loan through the Louisiana State Library. Available for purchase from Bush Films, 8645 Forest Hill Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70809, 225-926-2327, Louisiana Catalog, or Educational Associates.
Wilson, Charles Reagan and William Ferris, eds. Encyclopedia of Southern 
Culture. University of North Carolina Press, 1989. Look for entries on quilting, gardening, hunting, fishing, and other adult recreations and crafts. Available in many public libraries, 1,656 pages, $69.95.