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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Wetlands Lesson Plans from Louisiana State University

The lesson plans on this page were created by Louisiana State University pre-service teachers under the guidance of Dr. Pam Blanchard. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve thanks them for their wonderful work on this project.

Click here to see a table of GLEs (Grade-Level Expectations) for these plans.

These plans can be used on their own or as pre-visit lessons for field trips to the Barataria Preserve.

For Grade 4:

For Grade 5:

Did You Know?

Cajun band performs at the Liberty Theater.

The Prairie Acadian Cultural Center takes to the airwaves every Saturday night, sponsoring Rendez-vous des Cajuns at the Liberty Theater right next door to the center in Eunice. The live show of Cajun and zydeco music is locally known as "the Cajun Grand Old Opry" and broadcasts at www.krvs.org