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There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner

Read, watch and answer the questions:1. What was the name of the ship? 2. Who were the Puritans?3. What did the Pilgrims sail from England for?4. How long did it take them to cross the Atlantic Ocean?5.What did the Native Indians teach the Pilgrims? 6. Why did the Pilgrims invite their Indian friends for the feast?  7. When was the first Thanksgiving Day celebrated?8. When do the people celebrate this holiday nowadays?9. What is the traditional food of Thanksgiving Day?10. Why is the turkey a symbol of Thanksgiving Day?



Even if people live far away from home the family members gather at the house of an older relative
Even if people live far away from home, their families and eat a big dinner.the family members gather at the house of an older relative.


This is thanksgiving day
This is Thanksgiving Day. their families and eat a big dinner.


What are they giving thanks for let s see this holiday has a very long history
What are they giving thanks for? their families and eat a big dinner.Let’s see.This holiday has a very long history.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner
In the year 1620, a ship named the Mayflower brought 102 English men, women and children to the rocky coast of what is now Massachusetts.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner
It took them a month or two to cross the ocean as there were no engines on the ship – only sails and the wind.


You can see the exact replica of this ship near boston now
You can see the exact replica of this ship near Boston now. no engines on the ship – only sails and the wind.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner

The ship's passengers were Puritans—members of a religious sect which was unpopular in Britain because its members wanted to reform the Church of England.


This is how they looked
This is how they looked. sect which was unpopular in Britain because its members wanted to reform the Church of England.



There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner
These Pilgrims came to a place inhabited by the American Indianswho began settling there about 25,000 years ago.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner
The winter was cold, and about half of the Pilgrims died. In the spring the Indians taught the Pilgrims to plant corn, hunt, and fish.



There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner
They cooked dinner of turkey, corn, beans, and pumpkins and invited their Indians friends to share their feast.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner

Turkey is a bird native to North America. invited their Indians friends to share their feast.


For three days they thanked their god for their good harvest and their happy year in a new country
For three days they thanked their God for their good harvest and their happy year in a new country.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner

Abraham Lincoln, the 16 th President of the USA, proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863.It is still celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.





Turkey with stuffing is the main dish
Turkey with stuffing is the main dish. the morning.

Pumpkin pie is the most popular dessert.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner
Today, families gather together, usually the morning.in a home but sometimes in a restaurant, for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.


Stores classrooms and homes are decorated with turkeys pilgrims indians flowers and vegetables
Stores the morning., classrooms, andhomesaredecoratedwithturkeys, pilgrims, Indians, flowers, andvegetables.




There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner
Thanksgiving in America also a popular decoration.is not only giving thanks to God, one’s country and family members and eating too much,




The famous macy s thanksgiving day parade in new york city is part of the traditional celebration
The famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City is part of the traditional celebration.


Millions of people watch it on tv every year
Millions of people watch it on TV every year. is part of the traditional celebration.


Santa claus arrives at the end his coming marks the beginning of the christmas season
Santa Claus arrives at the end. His coming marks is part of the traditional celebration.the beginning of the Christmas season.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner

Thanksgiving Day is a time for tradition and sharing. is part of the traditional celebration.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner

This is a day on which Charitable organizations and churches provide food or serve dinners for the poor.Theyalsosendbasketsoffoodtotheelderlyandsick.


There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner

There is one more tradition for that day. provide food or serve dinners for the poor.

President pardons a turkey for Thanksgiving.

A lucky turkey is set free and later sent

to a petting zoo.



There is one day a year when all americans stay at home with their families and eat a big dinner

Answer the questions: for the holiday.1. What was the name of the ship? 2. Who were the Puritans?3. What did the Pilgrims sail from England for?4. How long did it take them to cross the Atlantic Ocean?5.What did the Native Indians teach the Pilgrims? 6. Why did the Pilgrims invite their Indian friends for the feast?  7. When was the first Thanksgiving Day celebrated?8. When do the people celebrate this holiday nowadays?9. What is the traditional food of Thanksgiving Day?10. Why is the turkey a symbol of Thanksgiving Day?


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