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Let's travel around!

1. France is one of the countries in the European Union. Do you know the other countries?
Try the game: http://france.catsfamily.net/quizz/geo/Geoquizz_paysUE.html

2. Locate a map of France that indicates its regions. Open the map in a separate window or tab.
Then try to play this game online.
http://www.gralon.net/jeux-en-ligne/jeu-geographie-france.htm

3. Give yourself another try with the French regions with this link: http://france.catsfamily.net/quizz/geo/Geoquizz2.html
There are different levels? What is your level?

4. Locate a map of France and its major cities. Open the map in a separate window or tab. Then try to play this game online.
http://france.catsfamily.net/quizz/geo/Geoquizz1.html

5. Geography of France hard? How about world geography? Try this one:
http://france.catsfamily.net/quizz/geo/Geoquizz_monde.html

6. Forget about geography, how about your French grammar? Try this! "Jeu de l'oie" located at http://jeudeloie.free.fr/plateau.htm

Let's focus!
PLEASE NOTE: WE ONLY HAVE TODAY TO DO RESEARCH IN SCHOOL.
WHATEVER IS NOT FINISHED TODAY; PLEASE COMPLETE AT HOME.

With a partner, choose one region.
With the class, choose someone to organize the class. In other words, make sure that each pair of partners is researching a different region. Prepare the list of student partners and the region they will research and please give me the list.

FYI:There are 22 regions on the mainland and 4 and soon to be 5 regions overseas.
These are Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Réunion, and Mayotte (2011).

6. Region Research
a. Identify the following information about your region:
Take all notes in your notebook. Take copious notes. You will need them!

Location on a map of France (Print out the map for your notebook)
Major city (cities) (Write the names of these cities on your map.)
Special foods grown in that area (List them and draw or print out pictures of them)
Animals raised in the area (List them and draw or print out pictures of them)
Principal dish (dishes) (List them and draw or print out pictures of them)
Historical monument or event (Write 3-5 sentences explaining its relevance)
Reasons a tourist might want to visit this region (Write a paragraph explaining the reasons.)

Include whatever else you think is really interesting about your region.
You are the expert of this region!
Learn as much as you can!