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Thanksgiving!
What is Thanksgiving?• Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated in the  United States on the 4th Thursday in November.
Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?People from England left their  country to live in the United  States so they could pract...
Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?• When they came to  America, it was very cold  and hard to survive. Many  pilgrims becam...
• When it was time for harvest the next year, the  pilgrims had many crops to gather…enough for the  year ahead and more. ...
Thanksgiving today!• Thanksgiving is still a  time for people to gather  together, spend time  with their families and  be...
The FOOD! (then)• When the pilgrims and Native Americans had  their Thanksgiving feast, they ate:• Deer (venison)• Fish, l...
The FOOD! (now)• Now, most Americans eat food that is much  different. But they still eat a lot of food!• Turkey• Stuffing...
Afterwards…• Many Americans watch (American) football on  television.• Others take a nap!• Others sit around and talk, jus...
What are YOU thankful for?• “I’m thankful for….”  – My family  – My friends  – My house  – My school/education  – Food to ...
Hello Mr. Turkey!             (to the tune of If You’re Happy and You Know It)• Hello, Mr. Turkey how are you?• Hello, Mr....
Turkey Rhyme!• I have a turkey, big and fat.  (Make a fist with one hand-thumb Out for turkeys head)  He spreads his tail ...
What do we eat on Thanksgiving?                       (to the tune of Frere Jaques)• We eat turkey we eat turkey  Yum, yum...
We are thankful              (to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle)• We are thankful for the ways  That Gods blessed us all toda...
Thanksgiving time is Here!              (to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell)• Thanksgiving time is here• Lets give a gr...
Turkey Limerick• There once was a turkey named Chummy,• Mom thought that he might be quite yummy.• He waddled away• On Tha...
Thanksgiving Vocabulary•   Journey            •   Cornucopia•   Pilgrims           •   Harvest•   Native Americans   •   B...
I´M THANKFUL FOR….
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
Thanksgiving in La Guindalera!
Thanksgiving in La Guindalera!
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  1. 1. Thanksgiving!
  2. 2. What is Thanksgiving?• Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the 4th Thursday in November.
  3. 3. Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?People from England left their country to live in the United States so they could practice their religion freely.They were called “pilgrims.”They came on a boat called the Mayflower on a long, hard journey across the ocean.
  4. 4. Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?• When they came to America, it was very cold and hard to survive. Many pilgrims became ill or died.• The Native Americans helped them very much their first year, showing them how to use the things they found in nature and what crops to plant for food.
  5. 5. • When it was time for harvest the next year, the pilgrims had many crops to gather…enough for the year ahead and more. They would not have survived without the help of the Native Americans.• So the Native Americans and Pilgrims decided to have a large feast (meal) together to celebrate the big harvest and “give thanks” for all they had.
  6. 6. Thanksgiving today!• Thanksgiving is still a time for people to gather together, spend time with their families and be grateful for all they have.• In the U.S., most people go to the house of a family member and have a very big meal together.
  7. 7. The FOOD! (then)• When the pilgrims and Native Americans had their Thanksgiving feast, they ate:• Deer (venison)• Fish, lobster and clams• Duck or goose• Pumpkin• Squash• Corn• Berries, apples and otherfruit
  8. 8. The FOOD! (now)• Now, most Americans eat food that is much different. But they still eat a lot of food!• Turkey• Stuffing• Mashed potatoes• Corn• Cranberry sauce• Pumpkin pie
  9. 9. Afterwards…• Many Americans watch (American) football on television.• Others take a nap!• Others sit around and talk, just enjoying being together.
  10. 10. What are YOU thankful for?• “I’m thankful for….” – My family – My friends – My house – My school/education – Food to eat – Clothes to wear http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrAWXIKKZ2Y
  11. 11. Hello Mr. Turkey! (to the tune of If You’re Happy and You Know It)• Hello, Mr. Turkey how are you?• Hello, Mr. Turkey, how are you?• Or With a gobble, gobble, gobble,• And a wobble, wobble, wobble.• Hello, Mr. Turkey, how are you?
  12. 12. Turkey Rhyme!• I have a turkey, big and fat. (Make a fist with one hand-thumb Out for turkeys head) He spreads his tail and walks like that. (Attach "tail" by spreading Out fingers of other hand and join together) His daily corn he would not miss. (Poke with thumb at floor) And when he talks, it sounds like this: Gobble Gobble Gobble
  13. 13. What do we eat on Thanksgiving? (to the tune of Frere Jaques)• We eat turkey we eat turkey Yum, yum, yum Yum, yum, yum Always on Thanksgiving Always on Thanksgiving Yum, yum, yum Yum, yum, yum Add other foods we eat at Thanksgiving• Second Verse: Mashed po-ta-toes Third Verse: Pie and Ice-cream Fourth Verse: Home-made bis-cuits Fifth Verse: Tur-key dress-ing
  14. 14. We are thankful (to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle)• We are thankful for the ways That Gods blessed us all today. Thanks for moms and dads so dear. Thanks for food and clothes we wear. We are thankful for the ways That Gods blessed us all today.
  15. 15. Thanksgiving time is Here! (to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell)• Thanksgiving time is here• Lets give a great big cheer• For food and friends and family• Thanksgiving time is here.
  16. 16. Turkey Limerick• There once was a turkey named Chummy,• Mom thought that he might be quite yummy.• He waddled away• On Thanksgiving Day --• But still ended up in my tummy!
  17. 17. Thanksgiving Vocabulary• Journey • Cornucopia• Pilgrims • Harvest• Native Americans • Bountiful• The Mayflower • Feast• Ship • Pumpkin• Winter • Squash• Thankful • Turkey• To give thanks • Mashed potatoes• Grateful • Stuffing• Blessings • Cranberry sauce• Tradition
  18. 18. I´M THANKFUL FOR….
  19. 19. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
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