School of Montelongo School year: 2011/2012 Teacher: Carla Soares 9 th grade Class C
IntroductionThis work is about Thanksgiving Day. We intend to present and analyze its history,how and in which countries, is celebrated.
History of Thanksgiving DayThe early days of Thanksgiving in New England were festivals ofgratitude to God, thanks to good annual harvests. For thisreason, the Day of Thanksgiving is celebrated in the autumn, afterthe harvest had been collected. Thanksgiving in North Americaoriginated from a mixture of foreign and European traditions.Generally in Europe, festivals were conducted before and aftersampling cycles give thanks for a good harvest, and if we togetherafter a lot of work with the rest of the community. When Europeansfirst came to the Americas brought their traditions as the harvestfestival of Europa, celebrating his safe travel and peace.
ThanksgivingThanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated primarily inthe United States and Canada. Thanksgiving is celebratedeach year on the second Monday of October in Canada andon the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
Countries where it is celebrated the day of thanksgiving:CanadaNetherlandsLiberiaNorfolk IslandUnited States
Symbols of Thanksgiving DayThanksgiving symbolizes the joy of loving, caring, sharing. It isall about togetherness and merry making. The festival standsfor the Oneness of people. It epitomizes peace, harmony andunion.Special thanksgiving symbols prevalent world over are: Pumpkin Turkey Corn Beans
Rhymes and poems of ThanksgivingThanksgiving Day will soon be hereIt comes around but once a yearIf I could only have my way,Wed have Thanksgiving every day!T - for time to be together, turkey, talk, and tangy weather.H - for harvest stored away, home, and hearth, and holiday.A - for autumns frosty art, and abundance in the heart.N - for neighbors, November, nice things, and new things to remember.K - for kitchen, kettles croon, kith and kin expected soon.S - for sizzles, sights, and sounds, and something special that abounds.That spells - THANKS - for joy in living and a jolly good Thanksgiving.
What rhymes with Thanksgiving? Living • Sipping Giving • Hiking Ringing • Biking Sitting • Reaping Singing • Nipping Ripping • Gripping Picking • Zipping