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Mardi Gras

Holidays & Events

Low Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

Mardi Gras celebrations used to be religious. These days they are more like a party. Low-level students learn a brief history of the springtime celebration. Word forms are practiced through poetry.

  • celebration
  • give up
  • habit
  • parade
  • religious
  • membership
  • float
  • party favor
  • celebrity
  • amusement park
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Writing Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Diamonte Poetry (Reference)
  • Poetry Challenge(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)