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47 FREE Thanksgiving Worksheets
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What is Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. Traditionally, it has been a time to give thanks to God. Currently, in Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October and in the United States, it is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Thanksgiving in Canada falls on the same day as Columbus Day in the United States. Thanksgiving in North America had originated from a mix of European and Native traditions. Typically in Europe, festivals were held before and after the harvest cycles to give thanks to God for a good harvest, to rejoice together after much hard work with the rest of the community. At the time, Native Americans had also celebrated the end of a harvest season. When Europeans first arrived to the Americas, they brought with them their own harvest festival traditions from Europe, celebrating their safe voyage, peace and good harvest.
Welcome to the section of site devoted to Thanksgiving worksheets. There are now 47 such worksheets available with more being added regularly
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is an excellent resource if you teach young students. There are a number of activities including crossword puzzles, puzzles, dominoes, and other similar worksheets for both young beginners and pre-intermediate students. The worksheets are colorful, clearly organized, and cute. There are no answer keys included but once you decide which pages you would like to use, it should only take a little while to create your own. If your students are older or more advanced, consider choosing one of the many other worksheets in this section. Doing activities that are too easy will bored your students when you want to engage them in the course material instead. While cultural lessons can be very interesting and beneficial, for adult classes you might want to ask students if they are interested in cultural topics so that you can tailor the course content to their interests. After browsing through the worksheets, take a minute to read the Thanksgiving articles for even more lesson ideas.
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An amusing thanksgiving presentation with comprehension questions based on two History channel videos. The presentation allows you to introduce the topic focusing on the real origin of the celebra ...
This is just a link to a YouTube video by the Mental Floss channel that deals with 25 little known facts about this popular American holiday. Before watching the video you might want to brain ...
This elementary/primary worksheet includes some interesting information about festivals. Festivals and feasts are special times where people come together and celebrate. Students read through the ...
Lesson based on episode of Friends 'The One with the Rumour' (S09E08). Before watching, a teacher asks students what they know about Thanksgiving and Friends. Then, while watching, teacher stops t ...
This is a "collage" I made from various internet links on Thanksgiving. I knew almost nothing about this celebration and I recall searching in the internet for hours and hours in order to find som ...
It's great to teach ss a little bit about another culture. This is a worksheet for teaching or revising the story of the first Thanksgiving. Ss fill in gaps using pictures and sentences. They lear ...
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Most holidays come with new vocabulary.This is a one page worksheet for teaching or revising Thanksgiving. Ss fill in the gaps and learn how Thanksgiving is celebrated today. The worksheet a ...
This is a great text that tells the history of how the first Thanksgiving came to be. At the end there is a true or false section for students to answer. A great text for discussion, vocabulary, a ...
This is a power point presentation on Thanksgiving vocabulary. Students have to look at the pictures and choose the correct option, they can revise or learn some words about this holiday and trad ...
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