Mardi Gras Around the World Webquest


Subject Area: Social Studies                                                                             Grade Level: Third Grade

Lesson Topic: Mardi Gras Around the World

Objective:  After completing the webquest, the leaner will be able to explain different way different parts of the world celebrate Mardi Gras including the United States and other countries.

57. Identify cultural elements that have contributed to our state heritage (e.g., Mardi Gras, Cajun/Creole cooking) (H-1C-E4)

World History 58. Describe aspects of family life, structures, and roles in cultures other than the United States (H-1D-E1)Description: The purpose of this webquest is to give insight on the Mardi Gras holiday and the traditions that have developed in countries around the world.Introduction


Visit the following websites to learn about the Mardi Gras holiday and how it is celebrated around the world. By doing this, the learner will successfully be able to engage in meaningful conversations and complete a poster board regarding what they learned.