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Thanksgiving

  1. 1. www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  2. 2. Who were the Puritans? Millenary Petition , a Puritan manifesto of 1603 for reform of the English church. Hampton Court Conference ( 1604). From England to The Netherlands. From The Netherlands to England. From Plymouth to Cape Cod, Dec 1620 Chaderton www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  3. 3. Why did the Puritans leave England? James I warned the Puritans that he would drive them from the land if they did not accept his ideas on religion (Hampton Court Conference) Did you know that Guy Fawkes try to kill the king on a November night in 1605? www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  4. 4. Origins http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0LmYEjXNIg www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  5. 5. The journeyOn September 16, 1620 the Pilgrims left England. http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_than ksgiving/voyage/journey.htm www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  6. 6. The arrivalThe Mayflower reached Cape Cod (MA) onNovember 9, 1620 www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  7. 7. Native Americans The Wampanoag and Pequamid tribes shared corn with the Pilgrims and showed them the best places to catch fish.http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/ www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  8. 8. The First ThanksgivingIn August 1621, they sat down to eat together and to give thanks to God for enabling them the hardships of their first year in AmericaThe Pilgrims were joined at their feast by local Amerindians. They dine with goose, codfish and lobster www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  9. 9. Thanksgiving as a national day Sarah Josepha Hale Northwood: A Tale of New England believed that establishing Thanksgiving a national day would help united nations She began a letter campaign. Her efforts were finally rewarded by Abraham Lincoln.“The Thanksgiving Proclamation” www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  10. 10. NowadaysThanksgiving is the most important familygatheringIt represents the most relevant number ofjourneys bywww.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com car
  11. 11. Some dishes  Stuffed turkey  Stuffinghttp://allrecipes.com/Features/Holidays/Thanksgiving/default.aspx www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  12. 12. Some more dishes Cranberry sauce PumpkinPie http://www.cocinandoconcatman.com/2010/11/ pumpkin-pie-pastel-de-calabaza.html Sweet Potato casserole Green beans casserole www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  13. 13. Thanksgiving prayer We thank thee for our daily bread, For faith by which the soul is fed, For burdens given us to bear, For help that lifts the hearts despair. We thank thee, Lord, for eyes to see, The truth that makes, and keeps us free: For faults -- and for the strength to mend them, For dreams -- and courage to defend them. We have so much to thank thee for, Dear Lord, we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, Peace in the whole world on this Thanksgiving. www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  14. 14. Some jokes If April showers bring May flowers what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims! What key has legs and cant open doors? Why did the turkey cross the road? What kind of tan did pilgrims get at the beach? Puritan! What do you wear to Thanksgiving dinner? A Har-vest! www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  15. 15. Football Thanksgiving is a good chance to rest and watch a football game on TV with the family . Those are the scheduled games for this year http://www.nfl.com/thanksgiving This year NFL Play 60 is the National Football Leagues campaign aimed at encouraging kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to reverse childhood obesity. www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  16. 16. Macy’s Parade http://social.macys.com/parade2011/?cm_mmc =VanityUrl-_-parade-_-n-_-n#/home The Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by Macys. The tradition started in 1924. www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  17. 17. Black Friday Black Friday the Friday following Thanksgiving traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com
  18. 18. To sum up http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/videos#histor y-of-the-thanksgiving-holiday www.teachingenglishbyfran.blogspot.com

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