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Carnival Celebrations: Masks

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore Carnival. In this Puerto Rico Carnival instructional activity, students discover the history of the cultural celebration as well as the significance of the elaborate masks worn for the festivities. Students create their...
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Carnival Celebrations

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars explore the Carnival traditions of Puerto Rico and compare them to other Carnival traditions in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. In this carnival instructional activity, students discuss the history of...
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Carnival Celebrations: Masks and Vejigantes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Carnival. In this Puerto Rico Carnival lesson, students discover the history of the cultural celebration as well as the significance of the elaborate masks worn for the festivities. Students create their own Carnival masks.
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Carnival Celebrations, cultural differences, visual arts,

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore carnivals from different cultures. In this cultural differences lesson plan, students, discuss carnivals and their importance. Students analyze the meanings of masks from the carnivals and other traditions then record...
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Words In the News Carnival Celebrations

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students complete vocabulary building and verb tense activities before reading an online article. They complete worksheets and an online quiz before writing a story about a hypothetical situation in which they have money stolen.
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France: Carnival at Nice

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the events held at the Carnival at Nice, France and its history. Using mixed media, they design and decorate a flower garland necklace and discover the use of flowers in cultural festivals. They share their creation...
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Summer Carnival

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
After a discussion that leads to the creation of a list of favorite summer activities, learners organize a summer carnival. A partial list of activities could include beach ball games, sack races, an ice-cream sundae buffet, and sidewalk...
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Mardi Gras

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Take a trip to Mardi Gras with a festive reading packet! After class members read an informational article about the history and celebration of Mardi Gras, they think about the structure of the passage by unscrambling words, filling in...
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Mardi Gras

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learn about the festivity of Mardi Gras with a series of reading and writing assignments. As class members read a passage about the history of Mardi Gras and the way it's celebrated around the world, they answer comprehension questions,...
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Mardi Gras Et Carnaval

For Students 4th - 12th
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll with a colorful PowerPoint that details Mardi Gras from a French perspective with images from Carnaval de Nice.
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A Venetian Carnival

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read and analyze the story, The Cask of Amontillado, for basic comprehension and to find ironic meanings. They then do research to find why the season of carnival is celebrated around the world, and they view various Web sites...
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Mardi-Gras Mask

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Celebrate Mardi Gras in style with beautiful sparkling masks! Class members use provided materials to create their own Mardi Gras masks and then don their costumes for a fun masquerade.
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Mardis Gras | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Masks, beads, king cakes, costumes, and parades: it's carnival! A short video details the history of the Fat Tuesday celebration scheduled the day before Ash Wednesday (March 5, 2019, February 25, 2020, etc.) Laissez les bons temps rouler! 
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Popular Music of Brazil: Samba

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Samba music is a musical mixture of both African and Brazilian sounds and rhythms. Explore this art form with your class using this easy-to-follow slide show. They'll learn about Samba's roots, beats, characteristics, instruments, and...
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Mardi Gras Character Carnival

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create Mardi Gras floats from shoeboxes to illustrate the Six Pillars of Character. In this character education instructional activity, students discuss Mardi Gras and famous celebrations. Students make floats out of shoeboxes...
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Mardi Gras Masks

For Teachers K - 12th
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Create your own festive Mardi Gras masks with a lesson that provides background information on the celebration and instructions about constructing the masks.
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Mardi Gras

For Students 3rd - 6th
What do the Pancake Day celebration in Olney, England, the Carnival held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the Fat Tuesday parade in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA have in common? They are all celebrations of Mardi Gras. As part of their study...
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Keeping Mining Town Celebrations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research Leadville's Winter Carnival and investigate historic celebrations in their own community. They view photos, and write a letter to a local community leader advocating the preservation or restoration of a local celebration.
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Reading Skills: Notting Hill Carnival - the Biggest Street Part in Europe

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL reading skills worksheet, students read a tex about the Notting Hill Carnival and complete a matching vocabulary activity, complete sentences and write about a carnival or celebration in their country.
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Escolas de Carnaval

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students create a carnival display displaying the different themes they have studied. In this carnival lesson plan, students display the work they have studied through the samba schools in Brazil. Students also incorporate music in their...
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Easter Word Search

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
In this Religion worksheet, students read an article about Easter and answer 19 questions that follow. They identify statements according to the article whether true and false. Students also complete sentences using the vocabulary terms...
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Mardi Gras

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explain why carnivals and Mardi Gras became a famous celebration. They reproduce some of the traditions and customs related to Mardi Gras. They write a persuasive paper on why or why not we should continue to celebrate Mardi Gras.
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Foreign Language And Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the importance of appreciating a different culture in connection with the language associated with it. They explore how international politics, celebrations and relations are affected by language and culture.
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Africa

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Mask wearing is not just for Halloween! This attractive and informative set of worksheets discusses this important African cultural tradition, as well as a variety of other significant cultural attributes to ancient civilizations, such...

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