Thanksgiving Day This presentation is made by Svetlana Berdianova an English teacher Spassk secondary school №2
1620 one hundred Pilgrims came to America from England. They came on board the ship “Mayflower”.
The Native Americans helped the Pilgrims.They taught them to plant corn, to build houses, to fish and to hunt.
In the autumn of 1621 the Pilgrims had their first harvest. They decided to have a special dinner. The Pilgrims invited the Native Americansto their dinner. It lasted three days.
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday.The families come together for a special dinner.
The traditional food on Thanksgiving Day isturkey, corn bread, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pies, beans, nuts and sauce made from cranberries.
Football is the most popular game on the day. After dinner people relax, talk and watch a football gameon TV.
Shops, classrooms and homes are decorated with turkeys, Pilgrims, Indians, flowers and vegetables.
Every Thanksgiving Day there is a very big parade in New York City.
One of the traditions of this festival is to send greeting cards.