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Mardi Gras

Holidays & Events

High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

The length of Mardi Gras celebrations varies. While some parties last a day or two, others run for 46 exciting days. Students learn about Krewes, King Cake, and the symbolic colors of the parades.

  • roots
  • fast
  • vice
  • extravagance
  • tone down
  • significance
  • exclusive
  • float
  • faith
  • justice
  • prevalent
  • toss
  • dub
  • balcony
  • amusement park
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • introduction to idioms
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview C(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Type in the Blanks)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)