Carnival Teacher Resources
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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.
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.
Students 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...
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.
Students read literature that is multicultural in order to investigate the types of celebrations that people have in relation to holidays around the world. They can link up with different celebrations looking for similarities to how the...
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!
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...
Students create Mardi Gras floats from shoeboxes to illustrate the Six Pillars of Character. In this character education lesson, students discuss Mardi Gras and famous celebrations. Students make floats out of shoeboxes to illustrate the...
ESL Holiday Lessons
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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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.
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,...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
In this Mardi Gras worksheet, students complete activities such as read the passage, match the phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice fill in, correct the spelling, put text in correct order, unscramble the...
In this facts about Tudor entertainment worksheet, students read illustrated facts about Tudor sports, banquets, theatre, and public execution and create a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting them with entertainment today. Students...
In this map activity worksheet, students determine which countries are shown on a set of 16 maps, then read facts about each country designed to help with a report on that country.