Carnival Teacher Resources
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Carnival Celebrations, cultural differences, visual arts,
Students explore carnivals from different cultures. In this cultural differences lesson, students, discuss carnivals and their importance. Students analyze the meanings of masks from the carnivals and other traditions then record their...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Carnival Celebrations: Masks and Vejigantes
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...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
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 instructional activity, students discuss the history of carnivals and...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Mardi Gras Character Carnival
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...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Popular Music of Brazil: Samba
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...
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
New Year Celebrations Around the World
Students share their New Year's traditions, then read a news article about how people around the world celebrate the start of a new year. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Folklife Around the Year and Around the State
Students research how seasonal changes in Louisiana affect their own lives and the folklife of their communities and the state. They investigate differences in the seasonal round in the regions of Louisiana, including celebrations,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Researching Another Country's Holiday: Focusing and Gathering Information
Fifth graders brainstorm a list of holidays celebrated by a majority of people in the United States. They each select an American holiday from the list as well as another country that may have a holiday that is similar. Next, they...
5th English Language Arts
Keeping Mining Town Celebrations
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.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History