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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?


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

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


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, the family members gather at the house of an older relative.


This is thanksgiving day

This is Thanksgiving Day.


What are they giving thanks for let s see this holiday has a very long history

What are they giving thanks for? 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.


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.


It was late in the year when the pilgrims landed and founded the colony they called plymouth

It was late in the year when the Pilgrims landed and founded the colony they called Plymouth.


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.


In october 1621 to celebrate the good harvest the pilgrims held a feast

In October 1621, to celebrate the good harvest, the Pilgrims held a feast.


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.


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


The fleets 1907

The Fleets. 1907


Many people attend religious services on thanksgiving day in the morning

Many people attend religious services on Thanksgiving Day in the morning.


After services comes a traditional feast

After services comes a traditional feast.


Turkey with stuffing is the main dish

Turkey with stuffing is the main dish.

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 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, classrooms, andhomesaredecoratedwithturkeys, pilgrims, Indians, flowers, andvegetables.


The horn of plenty is a familiar thanksgiving symbol it s also a popular decoration

The horn of plenty is a familiar Thanksgiving symbol. It’s also a popular decoration.


It reminds us that our food comes from the earth

It reminds us that our food comes from the earth.


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

Thanksgiving in America is not only giving thanks to God, one’s country and family members and eating too much,


It also has such national entertainment as a thanksgiving day parade

it also has such national entertainment as a Thanksgiving Day Parade,


And a professional football game broadcast on tv

and a professional football game broadcast on TV.


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.


Santa claus arrives at the end his coming marks the beginning of the christmas season

Santa Claus arrives at the end. His coming marks 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.


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.

President pardons a turkey for Thanksgiving.

A lucky turkey is set free and later sent

to a petting zoo.


Here is a tradition of sending and getting greeting cards for the holiday

Here is a tradition of sending and getting greeting cards for the holiday.


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

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?


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