Looking for some engaging lesson plans and activities to teach students the rich history of Mardi Gras? Check this 8 day unit out loaded with activities to inspire your students to want to explore the history of this celebration. It has a Write the Room activity, a sorting activity, printables to teach about the traditions of the celebration, crafts, writing and even a recipe for King Cake!
What is in this unit?
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Lesson Plans
Pg. 3 The HISTORY of Mardi Gras
Pg. 4 The history of King Cakes
Pg. 5 Acrostic Poem
Pg. 6 Acrostic Poem Example
Pg. 7 Color by Code (numbers) Mask
Pg. 8-12 Write the Room Activity
Pg. 13 Mardi Gras and Carnival Sorting Sheet
Pg. 14- 17 Class sorting Cards (Mardi Gras and NOT Mardi Gras)
Pg. 18- 19 Graphic Organizers
Pg. 20-22 Writing the history of the celebration (primary and intermediate paper)
Pg. 23 RUBRIC
Pg. 24 Writing
Pg. 25 Add a picture of your student in a mask and show off their writing
Pg. 26 Mardi Gras Glasses
Pg. 27 Poster
Pg. 28 Certificate of Knowledge
Pg. 29 King Cake Recipe
Pg. 30 Credits
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