Students learn about Mardi Gras by experience some traditional activities of the holiday.
Students will learn about the history and practices of Mardi Gras as it pertains to French, German, and American culture.
Computer with Internet access, Mardi Gras on the Net, masks, beads, King Cake, soft drinks, cups, napkins, plates, forks, King crown, Queen crown, 2 free-homework passes, a special game to review last week's lesson or yesterday's lesson.
Students will respond in writing to the questions: How is Mardi Gras celebrated? What is the significance of this holiday? What is its origin?
Lesson Plan Source
Submitted by Tonya Wagoner, (Ltwag@fuse.net) Harrison County High School, Cynthiana, Kentucky.