Thanskgiving

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Thanskgiving

  1. 1. The Thanksgiving Story <ul><li>The first Thanksgiving took place on November 26, 1621 </li></ul><ul><li>It began in Massachusetts when the pilgrims settled from England and were greeted by the Iroquois Native Americans </li></ul>
  2. 2. The Thanksgiving Story <ul><li>When the pilgrims got to America, it was winter and there were no food or houses </li></ul><ul><li>Many pilgrims died from sickness, starvation or freezing to death </li></ul><ul><li>The people already living in America, called Native Americans, saw the pilgrims and helped them </li></ul><ul><li>The Native Americans showed the pilgrims how to hunt and fish and grow corn and pumpkins to eat </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Thanksgiving Story <ul><li>The pilgrims were very thankful for the help that the Native Americans provided </li></ul><ul><li>The pilgrims made a feast for the Native Americans to thank them for their help </li></ul>
  4. 4. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
  5. 5. Thanksgiving Symbols
  6. 6. Thanksgiving Customs Today <ul><li>On Thanksgiving day people do not go to work or school </li></ul><ul><li>Families visit from all around the United States </li></ul><ul><li>The people hosting the dinner spend all day making the food </li></ul>
  7. 7. Thanksgiving Customs <ul><li>When the food is ready the family sits around the table and each person says one thing they are thankful for before they eat </li></ul><ul><li>The family spends the rest of the night eating dinner, drinking wine and talking about everything they are thankful for </li></ul>
  8. 8. Traditional Thanksgiving Foods <ul><li>Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Stuffing </li></ul><ul><li>Cranberry Sauce </li></ul><ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><li>Green Beans </li></ul><ul><li>Broccoli and Cheese </li></ul><ul><li>Potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>Gravy </li></ul><ul><li>Bread Rolls </li></ul><ul><li>Yams (sweet potatoes) </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Pie </li></ul><ul><li>Pumpkin Pie </li></ul>

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