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Thanksgiving presentation

  1. 1.  Thanksgiving
  2. 2.   What is Thanksgiving?  The Pilgrims Come to America  Who Were the Pilgrims?  Voyage to America  History of Thanksgiving  Today’s Thanksgiving Feast  Popular Thanksgiving Foods  Quiz  References Table of Contents
  3. 3.   Thanksgiving is a special holiday where families and friends get together to celebrate the things they are thankful for in their lives.  It is a federal holiday, so schools, banks, post offices, and government offices are closed.  It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. What is Thanksgiving?
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  5. 5.  The Pilgrims Come to America  To be able to understand the story of Thanksgiving and why we celebrate it, you need to know how and why the Pilgrims came to North America.
  6. 6.   A long time ago, the King of England said that everyone had to go to the church that he wanted them to go to.  Some of the people didn’t want to go to the King’s church, so they decided to get away from England and go to another country. Who were the Pilgrims?
  7. 7.   They got on a big ship called the Mayflower.  They got food, rifles, and tools to build.  They decided to go to another country to start a new life where they could have religious freedom. They were called the Pilgrims.  They arrived in North America in 1621. Voyage to America
  8. 8.  History of Thanksgiving  The first Thanksgiving was in 1621 when the Pilgrims invited the Native Americans to a three-day feast to celebrate the autumn harvest.  The Pilgrims and the Wampanoag also used this holiday to thank God for what they had in their lives.
  9. 9.  Videos about Thanksgiving
  10. 10.  Today’s Thanksgiving Feast On Thanksgiving, families get together and celebrate what they are thankful for. Then they usually eat a big meal. The most popular thing to eat on Thanksgiving is turkey. Live Turkey Cooked Turkey
  11. 11.   Click on the words below to see some of the other popular foods that we eat on Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Foods Cranberry Sauce Stuffing Mashed Potatoes and Gravy Pumpkin Pie
  12. 12.   Test your knowledge of the first Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving today! Click Here to Begin Quiz
  13. 13.   During the year 1620, Pilgrims sailed on a boat called the _____________. They took this boat to the new world. No!! Yes!! No!! Question # 1 The Titanic The Santa Maria The Mayflower
  14. 14.  When is Thanksgiving celebrated? Yes!! No!! No!! Question # 2 The fourth Thursday in November The last Tuesday in November The first Tuesday in November
  15. 15.  What do we celebrate on Thanksgiving? No!! No!! Yes!! Question # 3 America’s Birthday People in our military What we are thankful for
  16. 16.  Why did the Pilgrims come to North America? Yes!! No!! No!! Question # 4 For religious freedom To get rich To see their families
  17. 17.  What year was the first Thanksgiving celebrated? No!! Yes!! No!! Question # 5 2012 1621 1812
  18. 18.  What was being celebrated on the first Thanksgiving between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag? No!! No!! Yes!! Question # 6 A birthday A new year The autumn harvest
  19. 19.   http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/stories/hi story/first-thanksgiving/  http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgivin g/feast/slideshow.htm  www.googleimages.com References

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