Mardi Gras Traditions Mini Unit in Spanish

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This unit was designed to introduce the celebration of Mardi Gras to novice learners of Spanish. Cognates and high-frequency verbs are used throughout the unit while topic-specific vocabulary is provided in-context.

Resources include the following:

1. Slideshow with

-introductory information about Mardi Gras

-calendars for discussing important dates leading up to Mardi Gras day (Calendar Talk)

-suggested videos

-25 slides with beautiful images about various Mardi Gras traditions plus comprehension questions

-5 slides for use as bell ringer/warm-ups

-5 slides for Picture Talk

2. Duplicate slideshow of Mardi Gras traditions with a printer-friendly white background that can be used for a Gallery Walk

3. Support documents

-personalized questions to engage with your students in Spanish

-note-taking sheet for students (with images that can be colored)

-comprehension questions in both Spanish and English

-true/false questions for a review game

-question cards for Quiz-Quiz-Trade

4. Printable Bulletin Board Banners


-black & white

-coloring sheets

5. Suggested lesson plans

Total Pages
103 Slides
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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