Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Short quiz - Answer the questions to improve your listening and viewing comprehension.
Scene summary:
This video is a short animated film about the history of the holiday Thanksgiving.
Video source: Thanksgiving (1621)
Video length: 1 minute 56 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-11-12, 18:14:06 (GMT+1)
About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Where is Thanksgiving celebrated?

  • England
  • Australia
  • America and Canada

2) Click on the cranberry sauce.

3)

Fill the gap: The Pilgrims were celebrating their first successful ________________________

4)

Put the words in order: Bradford join invited Indians the to meal. the Governor Wampanoag in

5) What were the Pilgrims seeking in the New World?

Answer the question using your own words

6)

Put the words in order: the not brutal winter. Many did survive

7) What is the meaning of the word 'cultivate'?

  • to dig
  • to help grow
  • to eat

8) What is the meaning of the word 'ensure'?

  • to make sure it will happen
  • to make a promise
  • to pay money for insurance

9)

Put the words in order: Washington called Americans the on the end George of for Independence. to of gratitude express War

10)

Fill the gap: In 1863, Abraham Lincoln declared that the last ________________________ in ________________________ should be celebrated as Thanksgiving.

11) What are your plans for this Thanksgiving?

Answer the question using your own words

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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