This Carnival Celebrations lesson plan also includes:
Students 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 lesson, students discuss the history of carnivals and their importance to the Puerto Rican community. Students examine Ponce costumes and masks and research a carnival that occurs in the United States to complete a graphic organizer. Students write a description of different Carnival celebrations.