EL Civics Home Civics Lessons ESL Lessons Life Skills Famous Americans Worksheets Website Directory

EL Civics for ESL Students

Mardi Gras Lesson - Page 3

Mardi Gras Doubloons or Trinkets
Mardi Gras Doubloons or Trinkets

What are Mardi Gras throws?

They are cheap trinkets like plastic beads and doubloons.

People on parade floats throw them to the crowds who chant "Hey, Mister, throw me something".

Musicians Playing Samba Music
Musicians Playing Samba Music

What kind of music is popular on Mardi Gras?

Samba is popular on Mardi Gras.

Brazil is the birthplace of Samba music.

Mardi Gras King Cake with Baby
Mardi Gras King Cake with Baby

What do people eat for Mardi Gras?

They eat King Cake. King Cake is decorated with purple, green, and gold sugar.

It also has a baby hidden inside the cake.

The person who gets the baby is the King or Queen and they have to buy the next King Cake or give the next Mardi Gras party.

Mardi Gras Lesson Activities

Mardi Gras Crossword Puzzle  Answer Key

Mardi Gras Board Game

Mardi Gras Vocabulary Worksheet   Answer Key

Craft Activity - Mardi Gras Mask