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Mardi Gras

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.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2–3 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • celebration
  • give up
  • habit
  • parade
  • religious
  • membership
  • float
  • party favor
  • celebrity
  • amusement park
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • True or False
  • Comprehension
  • Writing Practice
  • Diamonte Poetry
  • Poetry Challenge
  • Listen & Type