Mardi Gras

This Mardi Gras worksheet also includes:

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.

104 Views 62 Downloads
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
Pros

  • Provides an answer key for all of the activities in the packet
  • Includes a variety of exercises that address the needs of readers
Cons

  • None