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THANKSGIVING

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- PowerPoint presentations - Cinema
- TV series

(Updated on 28/10/2013)

 


Related pages :

Mayflower Day - The Colonial Period - Superstitions - Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

 



 


Activities TO PRINT :

 

 

 

  • The Pilgrim Fathers (Primary Resources)
    - un texte à trous - les 7 mots à inclure sont donnés dans le désordre
  • THE THANKSGIVING STORY - Read, watch and listen! (websidestories)
    - with activities to print
  • Thanksgiving Analogies - exercise to print (RHL School)
    ex : "Columbus is to 1492 as Pilgrims is to _______________. 1493 / 1620 / 1776 / 1957"
  • View a Jacquie Lawson's card for Thanksgiving! : Turkey in the straw




  • Pilgrim Food - (bry-backmanor.org)
    "Circle the food items that were NOT found at the Pilgrims'Thanksgiving Dinner."




  • Thanksgiving Word Quiz - (enchantedlearning.com)
    "Use the Little Explorers picture dictionary to answer the ... questions."
  • Thanksgiving Vocabulary Quiz (johnsesl.com) :
    "Match the definitions in the right column with th
    e correct word in the left column.
    There are more definitions than words."
  • Mayflower Map/Quiz Printout - The Crossing of the Mayflower (enchantedlearning.com) :
    "Read the map, then answer the geography questions about the Pilgrims' crossing on the Mayflower."




  • Thanksgiving Analogies - exercise to print (rhlschool.com) :
    ex : "Christmas is to December as Thanksgiving is to _______________.
    ( month / date / celebrate / November )"
  • Thanksgiving - Page de ressources (teach-nology.com) :
    Vocabulary Builders - Web Quests - Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Games - Coloring / Writing Sheets -
    Recipes - Songs - Crafts - Downloads


 

Webquests :

  • Thanksgiving Day - a webquest
    "Surf the net and find the answers to these questions..."
    Niveau 5ème
    (lewebpedagogique.com)

 

 

  • Thanksgiving Webquest (teacher.scholastic.com)
    "Visit Web sites about the Pilgrims, the Wampanoag, and the famous harvest feast and learn new facts along the way."



  • Thanksgiving - a scavenger hunt - created by: Renée Maufroid (quia.com)
    "Learn about what the first Thanksgiving was actually like and learn about the work of a Historian."



     

Lesson plans :

 

  • Pilgrims.
    "Have a look at the article, story, word game, cartoon, history, trivia and links."

    (British Council)

 

 

Stories :

  • A Video Game Thanksgiving (uk.gamespy.com)
    "In this version of the Thanksgiving story, Mario fled a famine to try raising power-ups in the New World.
    He had a hard time until he and his people made friends with the natives, which, of course, eventually leads to a feast."

    (Neatorama)

 

 

INTERACTIVE games :

 

 

  • Thanksgiving Activities (dltk-holidays.com)
    Coloring Pages / Crafts / Games and Puzzles / Poems and Songs / Printables / Recipes / Worksheets
  • Thanksgiving - Page de ressources (teach-nology.com) :
    Vocabulary Builders - Web Quests - Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Games -
    Coloring / Writing Sheets - Recipes - Songs - Crafts - Downloads

 

Games TO PRINT :

  • Thanksgiving Activities (dltk-holidays.com)
    Coloring Pages / Crafts / Games and Puzzles / Poems and Songs / Printables / Recipes / Worksheets
  • Thanksgiving - Page de ressources (teach-nology.com) :
    Vocabulary Builders - Web Quests - Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Games -
    Coloring / Writing Sheets - Recipes - Songs - Crafts - Downloads

 

Recipes :

  • Thanksgiving recipe swap - interactive
    "We asked 12 food bloggers to rethink the traditional Thanksgiving meal – and they each swapped an established dish in favor of something from their own cultural background."

    (theguardian.com)

 

 

Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)


Cartoon: Cyber Monday
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + EXPLANATION + GRAMMAR + VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

 

 

Cartoon: Thanksgiving Day Turkey Pardon
EXPLANATION + VOCABULARY + MORE CARTOONS + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

 

 

Black Friday Cartoons 2012
(cagle.com)

 

 

Thanksgiving Day Cartoon: Bon Appétit
"Today (the fourth Thursday in November) is Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., traditionally a time for families and friends to get together for a special meal,
and give thanks for what they have. It also gives cartoonists an opportunity to display their skills.
This cartoon is by Clay Bennett from the Chattanooga Times Free Press."
+ COMMENT + EXPLANATION + LANGUAGE NOTE + NOTE

(englishblog.com)

 

 

 

 

Black Friday - cartoons
(cagle.com)


 

 

Thanksgiving cartoons
(cagle.com)

 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING... 
by all the top cartoonists! 

(cagle.com)

 

Rockwell Rolls Over In His Grave:
"Freedom From Want" Parodies

(tonermishap.blogspot.com)

 

Thanksgiving with the Simpsons
- a parody of Norman Rockwell's
painting

(tonermishap.blogspot.com)

 

Seeking asylum
by Clay Bennett
(timesfreepress.com)


A Thanksgiving Impasse

- about bird flu

(cagle.com)

 



Have a good Thanksgiving!

(offthemark.com)


 

Mooo!
(bp2.blogger.com)


Thin for Thanksgiving

(offthemark)

 


I see you in the Navy

(offthemark)

 


It's worth a try

(imgc.allpostersimages.com)

- UPDATED

 

Survived the holidays
(imgc.allpostersimages.com)
- UPDATED


 

 

Songs and Poems :

  • Happy Thanksgiving! From AFV
    "We all want Thanksgiving to go as smoothly as possible, but let's face it - catastrophes are bound to happen!
    Enjoy America's Funniest Home Videos' compilation of the best turkey dinner family fails ever."

    (YouTube)

 

  • Thanksgiving - You Can't Gobble Me - Hilarious
    "Another funny Turkey Song for Thanksgiving. This one is an alternative to Dianna Ross & The Supremes & Phil Collins hit song You Can't Hurry Love. Lol
    - It's really funny. You will enjoy the sense of humor."

    (YouTube)

 

 

  • Nicole Westbrook – It’s Thanksgiving (YouTube) + LYRICS :
    "December was Christmas. January was New Year.
    April was Easter. And the 4th of July, but now it’s Thanksgiving.
    Oh oh oh it’s Thanksgiving. We we we are gonna have a good time...
    With a turkey, eh mash potatoes eh..."

    (lybio.net)

 

 

  • Dinner Songs For Thanksgiving - NO AUDIO
    Example : A Thanksgiving Dinner by Maude Grant - a poem and a song
    "Take a turkey, stuff it fat,
    Some of this and some of that.
    Get some turnips, peel them well.
    Cook a big squash in its shell..."

    (festivals.iloveindia.com)

 

  • I ate too much turkey - a poem by Jack Prelutsky
    "I ate too much turkey,
    I ate too much corn,
    I ate too much pudding and pie,
    I'm stuffed up with muffins
    and much too much stuffin',
    I'm probably going to die..."

    (theholidayzone.com)

 

  • Johnny Cash - Thanksgiving Prayer - a song (YouTube)
    - with the LYRICS (drquinnmd.com) :
    "We've come to the time in the season
    When family and friends gather near
    To offer a prayer of Thanksgiving
    For blessings we've known through the year
    To join hands and thank the creator..."

  • Dolly Parton Thanksgiving - a song (YouTube)

 

  • Thanksgiving Activities (dltk-holidays.com)
    Coloring Pages / Crafts / Games and Puzzles / Poems and Songs / Printables / Recipes / Worksheets

  • No More Kings - a song you can listen to. (about the Pilgrims) - (school-house-rock.com) - UPDATED

 

 

Videos :

 

 

 

  • Thanksgiving in Space: Astronauts Share Their Cosmic Menu | Video
    "On the ISS, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins send down their best wishes for a happy Thanksgiving and their crewmates show off the station's galley where they will be preparing and enjoying a Thanksgiving meal."

    (YouTube)


     

  • Thanksgiving Dinner on the Space Station
    "Expedition 34 Thanksgiving Message -- Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford shares a Thanksgiving message from the International Space Station.
    Ford demonstrates how the crew will spend the holiday on orbit and describes the menu he and his two crewmates will share on Thursday.
    Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin joined Ford to send their best wishes in Russian. NASA Video."

    (YouTube)

 

 

 

  • Thanksgiving - Dexter - "In this scene from Dexter, Dexter loses his cool during Thanksgiving Dinner with Trinity."
    (YouTube)
    This video contains images which some people may find unsettling.

 

 

 

 

Cyber Monday 
"is a marketing term for the Monday immediately following Black Friday, the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States,
created by companies to persuade people to shop online... 

(Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • How the Turkey Gets Its Pardon - 11/23/2010
    "The turkey is the centerpiece of many a Thanksgiving feast.
    But at least two are spared the chopping block each year in a tradition that goes back to President Truman.
    WSJ's Stokely Baksh reports on how the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate are selected and where they will go after their pardon."

    (online.wsj.com)

 

 

  • Marine Thanksgiving
    "ABC's Miguel Marquez is with a Marine battalion in Afghanistan for Thanksgiving."

    (abcnews.go.com)

 

  • Thanksgiving in Iraq
    "Soldiers at Camp Liberty in Baghdad celebrate Thanksgiving away from home."

    (abcnews.go.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Jerky Turkey - a Tex Avery cartoon
    - a cartoon from 1945, complete with a Thanksgiving theme...
    (tesla.liketelevision.com)

 

PowerPoint presentations :

 

Cinema :

  • Tower Heist (with Macy's Parade)
  • Top 10 Thanksgiving Movie Scenes + Videos
    A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

    Home for the Holidays
    Broadway Danny Rose
    The Blind Side
    Planes, Trains and Automobiles
    Funny People
    Pieces of April
    Scent of a Woman
    The Ice Storm
    Thanksgiving trailer from Grindhouse
    (entertainment.time.com)


  • Jerky Turkey by Tex Avery

 

 

TV series :