This amazing lesson will allow your students to learn about one of the most famous Carnivals in the world.- The Ponce Carnaval. This great event is celebrated before Ash Wednesday in the town of Ponce in Puerto Rico. It is a colorful, full of characters -Vejigantes- and whimsical traditions that highlight the Boricua spirit. Perfect lesson for a substitute teacher. It is student friendly and great fun.
1- Mask Outline- Have students cut the mask in cardboard and color it.
2- Reading- Reading comprehension exercise in English
3- Reading Comprehension Questions- 5 easy listening comprehension questions.
4- Cross Word Puzzle- Important vocabulary from reading
5- Word Search- 15 Spanish words related to reading.
Great way to compare it to Mardi Gras and explain to students that Spanish Caribbean cultures celebrate Carnivals.
-Have students compare "Carnaval en Ponce " to Mardi Gras for homework.