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1 Les Provinces de France Mme Martin next

2 Les Provinces de France Brief History of the Regions in France The Task The Process The Resources next

3 A Brief History of the Regions of France Before the French Revolution of 1789, France was made up of about 30 provinces. During the Revolution, the département, was created. The purpose of départements was to break up the power of the old provinces and centralize authority. There are currently 95 départements in France and 22 regions/provinces of France. Each region has its own social & economic development plan and addresses the national government with its developmental issues. home Discovering the Regions of France p.3 next

4 Explorons la France! You will each be exploring a province of France, creating a power point or prezi and presenting it and your findings to the class so that everyone will have a taste of each part of France. Click here for due dateshere home next

5 The Process 1.Read about the history of French regions. 2.Label map #1 with Frances 22 regions and their respective capitals. 3.Label map #2 with Frances major rivers, mountain ranges, bordering seas and countries. 4.Begin your research and amusez-vous! Be sure to include: important cities with a description of interesting sites & festivals, regional foods, traditional costumes (if any), important cultural/historical facts, etc. 5.Create a power point or prezi and prepare a presentation. home next

6 The Resources France magazine Discovering the Regions of France book Les Régions de France Binder France Tour Guide Books Links Political map of France Political map of France Topographic map of France Topographic map of France Interactive map of France home next

7 Can you match the capital to its region? 1.Ajaccio 2.Amiens 3.Besançon 4.Bordeaux 5.Caen 6.Châlons-en-Champagne 7.Clermont-Ferrand 8.Dijon 9.Lille 10.Limoges 11.Lyon 12.Marseille 13.Metz 14.Montpellier 15.Nantes 16.Orléans 17.Paris 18.Poitiers 19.Rennes 20.Rouen 21.Strasbourg 22.Toulouse home next

8 Major Rivers & Mountain Ranges Garonne River Loire River Rhin River Rhône River Seine River Alpes Jura Massif Central Pyrénées Vosges home next

9 Coastal Waters & Bordering Countries English Channel (La Manche) Bay of Biscay Mediterranean Sea North Atlantic Ocean North Sea Golf of Lion Germany Switzerland Italy Spain Belgium Luxembourg England home next

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11 Due Dates 4/22 Quiz: label rivers, coastal waters, mountain ranges and bordering countries 4/22Begin presentations 4/26Quiz: match province names to regions on map 4/30 Quiz: match the provinces to their descriptions home

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