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Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving

  1. 1. Celebrated in the U.S.A. and Canada
  2. 2. 4th Thursday in November • Family • Food • Football
  3. 3. The United States
  4. 4. Family • Grandma • Grandpa • Mom • Dad • Brother • Sister • Uncle • Aunt • Cousin
  5. 5. Travel • On Thanksgiving we all try to get together • It is the busiest travel weekend of the year!
  6. 6. When Families are Together • We Eat • We talk • We watch Football • We say what we are thankful for
  7. 7. What do we eat? • There are many typical Thanksgiving Foods • These are comida tipica de North America • Here is the history:
  8. 8. 1620 • The Pilgrims sailed from England on the Mayflower • The Mayflower is a boat • They settled in Massachusetts, on Plymouth Rock
  9. 9. Pilgrims and Indians • The Native Americans helped the Pilgrims survive the first winter in North America. • Thanksgiving is a feast to celebrate and to thank the Indians for their help. • The foods we eat today are the same foods that were shared by the Pilgrims and Indians • Many elementary schools make a play to tell the story:
  10. 10. Elementary Schools
  11. 11. Traditional Foods
  12. 12. Turkey Stuffing “the bird”
  13. 13. Cranberry Sauce
  14. 14. Mashed Potatoes
  15. 15. Gravy
  16. 16. Corn
  17. 17. Green Beans
  18. 18. Sweet Potato Casserole Marshmallows on top!
  19. 19. Cranberry Bread
  20. 20. Pumpkin Pie
  21. 21. Creative Vegetables!
  22. 22. Decorate the Table
  23. 23. How many plates will you eat?
  24. 24. “I am thankful for…” • Say something you are thankful for!
  25. 25. Football • Before the meal we play for fun • During the day there are many games on TV
  26. 26. Football
  27. 27. Macy’s Day Parade • New York City
  28. 28. Black Friday • Special sales to prepare for Christmas. • Materialistic • Camping out • Best sales of the year
  29. 29. Thank You For Coming! • Happy Thanksgiving!

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