Happy thanksgiving!!

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Happy thanksgiving!!

  1. 1. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
  2. 2. Thanksgiving ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S09C7UO0M2g&feature=related
  3. 3. What is Thanksgiving?! Thanksgiving is an American and Canadian Holiday. It is celebrated on the last Thursday of November. On this day, people have big dinners and give thanks for everything they have in their lives.
  4. 4. How did it all start? <ul><li>The Pilgrims were the first people to come to America. </li></ul><ul><li>They arrived in 1621. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How did the Pilgrims come to America? <ul><li>The Mayflower is the ship that brought the pilgrims to America. </li></ul><ul><li>This ship belonged to Christopher Columbus. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Native Americans ! <ul><li>When the Pilgrims came to the America, they found Native Americans. </li></ul><ul><li>Native Americans are people that lived in America before anyone else. </li></ul><ul><li>Native Americans helped the pilgrims build homes and find food. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The pilgrims were so happy and thankful with the Native Americans. In return, the pilgrims made a big dinner for the Native Americans.
  8. 8. The First Thanksgiving !
  9. 9. What do people do on Thanksgiving? <ul><li>People have big dinners with their families and spend time together. </li></ul><ul><li>People pray and give thanks for all the good things they have in their lives. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Traditional Thanksgiving Meal Green Bean Casserole Roast Turkey Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
  11. 11. Do you recognize this? American Football On Thanksgiving, people will watch football games with their families.
  12. 12. <ul><li>The first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was held in 1924 </li></ul><ul><li>3-hour long parade through New York City </li></ul><ul><li>New balloons introduced each year </li></ul><ul><li>Video (2 minutes) </li></ul>Macy´s Thanksgiving Day Parade
  13. 13. <ul><li>The day after Thanksgiving, it is called Black Friday! </li></ul><ul><li>Black Friday is a shopping day. Everything in the stores is in discount. </li></ul><ul><li>Stores open at 4am and people go crazy! </li></ul>Black Friday
  14. 14. <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zBWjlkKDpA&feature=related </li></ul>Black Friday Madness!!
  15. 15. <ul><li>In the end what Thanksgiving truly means is about being with your loved ones and being thankful for all the good things in your life. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>True Meaning…

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