thanksgiving day: traditions and customs in the usa

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  • Thanksgiving Day:traditions and customs in the USA

  • The History of the HolidayFind on the map:

  • Now read and complete the text with the new geographical names In September 1620 the Mayflower ship started for a new land from (1)______ in (2)____. There were 102 Englishmen on the ship. They left (3)____ because they wanted to start a new life, to be free. They crossed (4)_____ in 66 days and came to (5)______ in December 1620. They started a new city and called it (6)_____. After that more and more people came to (7)_____ from different countries. And in 1776 a new country was born the United States of (8)_____.1620Mayflower ship AMERICA

  • Let us check

  • Answer the questions

  • Traditional foodThe Thanksgiving day is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November. The family have a great dinner with traditional food.

  • Match the picture and the wordsturkeylollipopssaladpumpkin piecookies12435

  • Put the sentences into the correct order and youll get a summery of the text:They left England because they wanted to start a new life, to be free.

    They crossed the Atlantic in 66 days and came to America in December 1620. They started a new city and called it Plymouth.

    Columbus opened America in 1462, but the first European residents of the USA appeared only in 1620.

    Thanksgiving Day is celebrated with lot of merry-making in America.

    In September 1620 the Mayflower ship started for a new land from Plymouth in England.

    The family has a great dinner with traditional food.

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  • Sum upWhat is Thanksgiving Day?When is it celebrated in the USA?Who were the Pilgrims?Who has shown the Pilgrims how to hunt and to grow corn?What is the traditional food on that day?

  • Write down your homework.Prepare a short summery of the text and tell about the holiday.

  • The lesson is over.