54 FREE Thanksgiving Worksheets
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Welcome to the section of site devoted to Thanksgiving worksheets. There are now 54 such worksheets available with more being added regularly. This worksheet 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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54 FREE Thanksgiving Worksheets

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.
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Thankful Tree Leaves

Thankful Tree Leaves

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Two leaves with lines to write on for a "Thankful Tree." Students write things that they are thankful for, colour and cut out the leaves, then put them together on a cut out of a tree or hang the ...
3 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Movie Worksheet: Ellen's Know or Go: Thanksgiving Style

Movie Worksheet: Ellen's Know or Go: Thanksgiving Style

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Funny video from Ellen's show about Thanksgiving. Can be used as warm up exercise at the beginning of the lesson, or a nice ending of the lesson. Contains short introduction about Thanksgiving and ...
4 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Movie Worksheet: Thanksgiving and Christmas ( Friends)

Movie Worksheet: Thanksgiving and Christmas ( Friends)

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Movie worksheet for the TV series Friends Season 4, episode 8 'The One with Chandler' which is about another one of their Thanksgiving gatherings. Not only is the American holiday of Thanksgiving ...
6 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Help the Turkey Eat the Corn

Help the Turkey Eat the Corn

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This is an activity to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Mazes are entertaining activities for any kind of student and can be used at the end of your session. You can use it like a warmer or a cooler an ...
3 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-Intermediate
Secret Thanksgiving Code

Secret Thanksgiving Code

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This is a fun word puzzle for Thanksgiving. Students will have to find out a keyword by decoding scrambled letters. Each code letter represents the letter that comes right before it in the alphabe ...
4 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

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This is the great way to practice sound [θ] by reading a funny poem about a turkey, as well as reading about Thanksgiving. Students will have to fill in the gaps using the given words. You c ...
8 Intermediate
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

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This is a worksheet for teaching or revising the story of the first Thanksgiving. Students fill in gaps using pictures and sentences. They learn about the Pilgrims and the Mayflower. Use the works ...
7 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Movie Worksheet: Thanksgiving Powerpoint Presentation

Movie Worksheet: Thanksgiving Powerpoint Presentation

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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 ...
9 Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Thanksgiving

Movie Worksheet: Thanksgiving

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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 ...
3 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Reading Comprehension - Festivals

Reading Comprehension - Festivals

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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 ...
13 Elementary
Movie Worksheet:Thanksgiving (Friends)

Movie Worksheet:Thanksgiving (Friends)

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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 ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Thanksgiving- a Traditional American Celebration

Thanksgiving- a Traditional American Celebration

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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 ...
7 Pre-Intermediate
Thanksgiving- a Little History

Thanksgiving- a Little History

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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 ...
10 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Thaksgiving Festival in the USA

Thaksgiving Festival in the USA

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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 ...
9 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
History of Thanksgiving

History of Thanksgiving

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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 ...
18 Intermediate

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