Related Theme Pages: Thanksgiving 3-7, Colonisation of North America 8-9, and Native Americans, 7-9
For the sake of the traditional holiday, the links on this page are mainly aligned with the traditional story of Thanksgiving as it has been told since the 19th century. For the real historical view on the History of Thanksgiving Day see Advanced Viewing below.
Turkey Blues – YouTube (3:47) https://youtu.be/Pzq0cUxhvcc
The Turkey Blues is a comedic video which tells the frightening journey of a turkey trying to change his destiny.
Pictures and descriptions of the main symbols of the widely celebrated holidays of United States, Thanksgiving
The Thanksgiving pages will provide you with printable crosswords and word search activities among some arts and crafts
Thanksgiving Is for Familyhttp://www.englishcentral.com/video/23303/thanksgiving-is-for-familyVocabulary learning video from English Central. Registration required.
10 Thanksgiving Myths Dispelled An infographic that can easily be studied bit by bit. Click on it to enlarge
Video: Five strange Thanksgiving traditions – Telegraph (1:58)http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/12014157/Five-strange-Thanksgiving-traditions.html
As Thanksgiving 2015 is celebrated in North America, we look at some of the holiday’s strangest traditions including the US president pardoning a turkey
Focus on Form
Check Text Thanksgiving A text with 10 errors to correct, 1:1 (yr 8-9)
Check Text Pilgrim Fathers A text with 10 errors to correct, 1:1 (yr 8-9)
Thanksgiving in the USA and Canada. An interactive Reading Comprehension Text (yr 7-8)
A Quiz on Thanksgiving 35 interactive questions (1:1 or IWB)
Say Thank Youhttp://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0769407.html
It’s what your parents always remind you to say. Now you can dazzle your friends and relatives by saying it in 26 different languages. Ask your students to add their languages if they are not on the list.
Thanksgiving Recipes – Allrecipes.comhttp://allrecipes.com/Recipes/Holidays-and-Events/Thanksgiving/Main.aspx
Allrecipes has the best recipes for Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing, pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, gravy, and tips to help you along the way.
Explore the history of Thanksgiving, a U.S. holiday that dates back to colonial times. Learn about the first Thanksgiving feast, traditions and more.
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