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Thanksgiving

  1. 1. Thanksgiving
  2. 2. WHO? <ul><li>The first Thanksgiving was shared between the pilgrims and Indians. </li></ul><ul><li>The Pilgrims came to America from England and the Indians were native to America. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, it’s celebrated by many Americans in the United States. Everyone spends the day with their family. </li></ul>Pilgrims Indian
  3. 3. What? <ul><li>The Indians and pilgrims celebrated their harvest by having a huge feast. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, families celebrate Thanksgiving also by cooking a large feast. The most important food is Turkey. </li></ul><ul><li>At dinner each person says something they are thankful for. </li></ul>
  4. 4. When? <ul><li>Thanksgiving is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November. </li></ul><ul><li>The first Thanksgiving took place during the 1600s. </li></ul><ul><li>Which season of the year does Thanksgiving take place in? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why? <ul><li>The Pilgrims and Indians had a large feast to celebrate a good harvest. They were giving thanks to God for providing them with plenty of food. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, Thanksgiving is celebrated as a time to think about what you are thankful for. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Macy’s Day Parade <ul><li>Macy’s day parade is a national tradition. </li></ul><ul><li>Every Thanksgiving day there is a big parade in New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone in the U.S. watches the parade. </li></ul><ul><li>There are big balloons, musical performances, and, at the very end, Santa Claus rides on his sleigh. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Thanksgiving Day Football Game <ul><li>Every Thanksgiving there is one football game that shows in the evening. </li></ul><ul><li>Now it’s a tradition to eat the big meal and then relax and watch the football game. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Kermit the Frog in the Macy´s Day Parade
  9. 9. Macy´s Day Parade

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