Teacher: Carla SoaresWork done by: Rafaela Monteiro Nr 18 9th C School Year: 2011/2012
This project work is about Thanksgiving. It is a very important day in America and Canada. This topic is important because I’ ll learn new English words and I will learn more about this tradition.
Thanksgiving Day, celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, when during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln considered this day as a federal and popular holiday in the U.S., Thanksgiving is one of the major holidays of the year The event that Americans commonly call the "First Thanksgiving" was celebrated to give thanks to God for guiding them safely to the New World. The first Thanksgiving feast lasted three days, providing enough. The New England colonists were accustomed to regularly celebrating thanksgivings days of prayer thanking God for blessings such as military victory or the end of a drought, food for 53 pilgrim.
When Americans sit down with their families for Thanksgiving dinner, the traditional Thanksgiving menu is : turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and pumpkin pie.
CanadaThanksgiving day, occurring on the second Monday in October, is an annualCanadian holiday to give thanks at the close of the harvest season.The NetherlandsThanksgiving Day service is held each year on the morning a Gothic church inLeiden, to commemorate the hospitality the Pilgrims received in Leiden ontheir way to the New World.Norfolk IslandingThanksgiving is celebrated on the last Wednesday of November, similar to thepre-World War II American observance on the last Thursday of the month.United StatesThanksgiving Day, currently celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November in1941, has been an annual tradition in the United.
I conclude that this work has helped me a lot and that was very interesting, made me understanding more about their culture. I really enjoyed doing this work.
The year has turned its circle. The seasons come and go, The harvest all is gathered And chilly north winds blow. Orchards have shared their treasures, the fields, their yellow grain. So open wide the doorway Thanksgiving comes again!