The date of Mardi Gras is dependent on the date of Easter, and this year Mardi Gras is on February 21st.
This is a whole lesson plan for elementary/intermediate level students and may take about 45-60 minutes. Firstly there is a warmer activity, followed by some background to Mardi Gras and Easter, and then there is an information gap activity for students in groups of three.
Mardi Gras whole lesson plan: please click here for the complete lesson material, including answer key.
Please find a snapshot of the material below: