Mardi Gras Season in New Orleans

I. Vocabulary words from this article:

crowd
extravagant
festivity
float
identity
mask
mystery
parade
sponsor
trinket

II. Pre-Reading Questions

What kinds of things would you expect to see at a parade?
Have you ever heard the expression "Fat Tuesday?"

III. Reading Time

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Mardi Gras Season in New Orleans
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IV. Post-Reading Questions

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