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30 resources with the concept mardi gras

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Country's Music

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jazz, Blue Grass, Hip Hop, Swing. Gospel, R&B, Ragtime, Disco. So many music genres born in the USA. After reading an article about the fate of New Orlean's Jazz after Hurricane Katrina, class members investigate the life cycles of...
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Mardi Gras—Secondary

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Add a little glitter to your Mardi Gras celebration with a packet that includes information about the history of Mardi Gras. It also provides information about how different communities celebrate the holiday, as well as templates for...
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Mardi Gras Elementary

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
You don't have to visit Vermilionville to experience the Cajun traditions of Mardi Gras. After examining pictures and hearing stories about these colorful traditions, learners create their own Courir de Mardi Gras masks.
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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

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 Students 5th - 10th
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...
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Molded Clay Faces

For Teachers K - 8th
Artists create clay masks using pre-formed molds, clay, glitter, feathers, gems, and paint. The expressive qualities of clay are perfect for creating many different types of face masks, from Mardi Gras glitter to Japanese Kabuki to...
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Leather Mardi Gras Mask

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine different masks from Mardi Gras. They discover the culture of the area and create their own mask. They use leather to make the mask three-dimensional.
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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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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 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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Mardi Gras Word Search

For Students 3rd - 8th
Let the good times roll with a Mardi Gras-themed word search. Learners find related words like doubloons, flambeaux, and rex.
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Bead Mosaics

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
"Pure Unbounded Joy!" Inspired by Stephan Wanger's Bead Town projects, class members recycle Mardi Gras beads (and other materials) into colorful mosaics that reflect their cultural heritage. The video included in the resource models...
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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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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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The Mardi Gras Procession Strolls into Your Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 7th
English, history, and French pupils visit three learning stations and build a float utilizing the symbols of Mardi Gras.
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Mardi Gras Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 8th
Words associated with the celebration of Mardi Gras are featured in a short vocabulary worksheet that asks pupils to match the word with it's definition. "Laissez les bons temps rouler!"
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Feathery Faces

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students work in small groups to research the history of the Mardi Gras celebration and how it is celebrated in countries around the world. They discover similarities and differences among various international Mardi Gras celebrations...
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The History of Mardi Gras

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils gain knowledge about the history, traditions, and culture of Mardi Gras. They then apply the content to make related projects and complete assignments.
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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. For this character education lesson, students discuss Mardi Gras and famous celebrations. Students make floats out of shoeboxes to illustrate...
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Let the Good Times Roll

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read an online New York Times article and investigate the Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans. They examine how Hurricane Katrina affected the celebration. They design a float that represents the Mardi Gras celebration.
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Mardi Gras

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Mardi Gras worksheet, students trace and write words having to do with the festival of Mardi Gras. Students trace and write 20 words total.
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Introduction to Mardi Gras

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students discover the Mardi Gras holiday. In this Mardi Gras lesson, students create Mardi Gras masks and beads. They research the history of the holiday. 
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Social Studies: Cultural New Orleans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students observe the PBS film, "New Orleans," to explore such topics as race relations, cultural history, and urbanization. After examining n interactive map displaying the city at various dates in its history, students role-play as...