Thanksgiving

An American national holiday, celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November.

The First Thanksgiving

Vocabulary

Thanksgiving Nowadays

What do Americans do on Thanksgiving?

  1. Decorate the house.
  2. Cook a lot of food.
  3. Get all the family together.
  4. Say what you're thankful for or pray.
  5. Eat a lot!
  6. Watch a football game on TV. This year's games: Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles @ Dallas Cowboys , Seattle Seahawks @ San Francisco 49ers
  7. Play football.
  8. Eat a lot (again)!
  9. Watch the Macy's Parade in New York.
  10. Play games with the family (board games, yard games, NOT videogames!)
  11. Do charity. Help people in need (usually as a family, serving food in a shelter or in the streets).
  12. Eat a lot (again and again)!

Thanksgiving Decorations

Thanksgiving Food

Macy's Parade

A very famous Thanksgiving cartoon

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