Thanksgiving Day

This activity includes a PowerPoint about Thanksgiving and a Worksheet allowing students to utilize the vocabulary.

The PowerPoint includes information on the following:

  1. Date
  2. Purpose
  3. History
  4. What people do today
  5. Jamaican Thanksgiving (you can include how thanksgiving is celebrated in your home country)

At the end of the PowerPoint is a quiz section. You can take about rougly 10 minutes to do this.
Students are to create groups of 4 or 5 and come up with group names related to Thanksgiving eg. Turkey eaters
After each question, the first group to raise their hand and answer correctly will win points.

The Worksheet
Activity 1: Students will use the words in the word box and fill in the blank lines.
Activity 2: Students will write about 2 things they are thankful for.

Small files
  • Thanksgiving Day Worksheet.docx (120 KB)
  • Medium files (requires an account to download) -
  • Thanksgiving Day.pptx (22.1 MB)
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    Submitted by ashgalethia November 18, 2022 Estimated time: 50 minutes
    1. UonumaRobert November 19, 2022

      I like the follow-up quiz

    2. ALTPeter November 21, 2022

      Just a Canada,Thanksgiving is on the second Monday in October and is related to the European harvest festivals and traditions of the early settlers.

    3. dansdaman November 22, 2022

      I just did this with my second years. Great lesson for the week. Thank you!

    4. Adrigan November 24, 2022

      Did this for my classes today and the JTE said it was a great powerpoint! Thankful for you!

    5. dshr331 October 5, 2023

      Just a note to those who want to use this ppt, Thanksgiving falls on the 4th Thursday in America, not the last. It is the 23rd this year.

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