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Celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada, Thanksgiving is a national holiday! In this video you will learn The History of The First Thanksgiving Day.
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It shows what is and why Thanksgiving Day is celebrated. The animation shows the arrival of the settlers and how they managed to overcome hunger with the help of the natives.
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2 minutes 31 seconds
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Short films
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Grammar practice
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2)
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This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers
Elementary schoolers
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A lot of people want to know what Thanksgiving Day is and whyis celebrated.
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So, Thanksgiving Day is celebratedAmerica on the fourth Thursday of November.
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this day people gather for a day of feasting with family, friends and relatives.
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Areligious group,
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Their first winterAmerica was full of hardship and drama.
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arrived too late to farm the land so they starved.
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Thespring the local tribe of Native Americans taught them how to grow corn, hunt and fish.
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In the autumn of 1621 the pilgrims got aharvest of corn, barley, beans, pumpkin and other vegetables.
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TheThanksgiving was a three-day feast.
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Prior to diningall praised the Lord and thanked him for all the food and wealth he gave them.
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Letget back to our days and discuss modern Thanksgiving Day traditions.
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Family feast is antradition.
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Thefamily comes together, sits at the table, offers prayer to the Lord and celebrates.
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Though historians don't have an evidence to prove the turkey was eaten during theThanksgiving dinner but the Thanksgiving …
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The traditional Thanksgiving parades started with President Lincoln proclaimingunofficial day.
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The full dress parade isto display the country's military strength and discipline and to lift the spirits of the spectators.
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Thanksgiving is a time to decorate home with wreaths,and dried flowers.
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People give the interiors anew look and feel.
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Thanksgiving is a day when people send loving messages andwishes to their relatives and friends.
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RenatoAlvarenga is from/lives in Brazil and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2018-04-14. RenatoAlvarenga last logged in on 2022-06-22, and has shared 1 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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