Mardi Gras

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Learn about the festivity of Mardi Gras with a series of reading and writing assignments. As class members read a passage about the history of Mardi Gras and the way it's celebrated around the world, they answer comprehension questions, review vocabulary and context clues, and discuss traditional carnival songs.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Create a packet from the worksheets, and have individuals work through each activity in the days leading to Mardi Gras
  • After reading the article as a class, divide learners into pairs or small groups to complete the activities
Classroom Considerations
  • Designed for English learners, but applicable for learners in a mainstream class as well
  • Discusses the roots of Mardi Gras in Christianity and Easter traditions
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  • Provides an answer key for all of the activities in the packet
  • Includes a variety of exercises that address the needs of readers
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