French Culture in Canada AD Introductory paragraph • This power point presentation is about Quebec. There is the location, size and landscape of Quebec. The French Canadian food such as the traditional and modern cuisine and festive meals . The famous French Canadians, history, creative works, traditions and language. Sit back and enjoy learning about Qubec. The French’s food This section is about the Quebec residence and the food that they eat. You will learn about the traditional cuisine and the modern cuisine. The traditional cuisine • The Quebec residence’s are famous for their traditional cuisine. These are foods that are in the traditional cuisine pea soup, baked beans, ham and maple desserts. Pea soup Modern Cuisine • Quebec residence have a modern cuisine including many foods • Examples: – whippet cookies are kind of like wagon wheels – poutine is like gravy and fries poutine – pastrami is smoked meat Whippet cookie LANDSCAPE • Quebec has three parts one huge part and two smaller parts. The huge part is thee Canadian shield covers ninety five percent of Quebec. The rest of Quebec is covered by the Saint Lawrence river and the Appalachian mountains they share the Appalachia mountains five percent left of Quebec. Canadian shield Saint Lawrence river Location, Size and Landscape In this section you will learn about the population, area and the landscape of Quebec SIZE The population of Quebec is 7,546,131 people according to the 2006 census 1,542,056. km2 is the area of Quebec. Quebec is three times the size of France forty times the size of Switzerland and fifty time the size of Belgium. Quebec is the largest of the ten provinces in Canada by area. Quebec is the second larges province in people and largest in area. Location • Quebec is located in the North east corner of North America. • Quebec is in the central part of Canada Quebec Quebec History and famous French Canadians • In this section you will learn about the history of Quebec. Famous French Canadians. Like poets and singers. History • Quebec was found in 1534 by Jacques Cartier. • The English and French both wanted New France (Quebec) to be theirs. • The European started to settle In the 1600’s and the 1700’s New France Famous French Canadians • Celine Dion is a famous French Canadian singer • Calixa Lavallée was the composer of O Canada • Felix Leclerc is a poet and a chansonnier Celine Dion Traditions and language • In the Traditions page you will learn about things like the sugar shack season. And the Quebec winter carnivals. That is just a few examples. On the language page you will learn about how many people speak French in Quebec. That French is a native language. And more Language 82% of Quebec speak French French is the native language in Quebec the European French settled and that is why the Quebecois speak French traditions • The French have sugar shack season they make maple syrup in the sugar shack season • The sugar shack season is in the spring when the snow starts to melt • The Quebecois have a winter carnival as a tradition every year • The Quebecois’ winter carnivals start every year on the last week of February Men making maple Ice syrup in sugar sculpture shack season on winter carnival Creative works • In this section you will learn about creative works like artists. Creative works • Celine Dion is famous French Canadian and falls under the category of creative works to • Émile Paul is a French Canadian painter • Denise Pelletier is a French Canadian actress Celine Dion Recourses • • • • • • • • http://www.orbislingua.com http://en.wikipedia.org http://www3.telus.net http://surbrook.devermore.net http://www.happyones.com http://image.guardian.co.uk http://www.meadwildlife.org http://www.highonadventure.com/ Recourse http://canadaonline.about.com http://www.quebec-guidetouristique.travel http://www.answer.com http://www.khatvanga.com http://electron.mit.edu http://upload.wikimedia.org Recourses • http://www.arcticphoto.co.uk • http://www.escapetours.org • http://www.lamescolanza.com Concluding paragraph • From this webquest I learned a lot. I learned the traditions of Quebec are very fun. That Quebec is the largest province in area and second largest in people. When Quebec was found and who it was found by. I also learned that they eat food almost like ours and that they have lots of famous people. This is just a few things that I learned.