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Mardi Gras

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.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2–3 hours
  • 8 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • introduction to idioms
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • roots
  • fast
  • vice
  • extravagance
  • tone down
  • significance
  • exclusive
  • float
  • faith
  • justice
  • prevalent
  • toss
  • dub
  • balcony
  • amusement park