Thanksgiving

23 11, 2018

Facts About the Native Americans

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Thanksgiving also includes the Native American Indians. Here are some facts about them. How did they live? Native Americans lived off the land, using plants and animals for food, clothing, and shelter. These people had a unique bond with nature, immersing themselves daily in the sights, smells, and sounds of the earth. Treat the earth

20 11, 2018

Speak about Thanksgiving Day in the USA Level A2

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Learn the words and speak about Thanksgiving, the time when Americans give thanks for many good things in their lives. feast   - свято cider  - сидр turkey – індик     store  - магазин stuffing – начинка                                           dish – блюдо                                                     squash – кабачок                                            cranberry – клюква, журавлина                                        sauce – соус                                                     pumpkin

19 11, 2018

Thanksgiving Day

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Reading Comprehension       Level A2/B1 Thanksgiving, Time to Express Your Thanks Thanksgiving Day comes on the 4th Thursday in November.  It is a legal holiday celebrated throughout the United States.  People of all faiths celebrate this day.  They give thanks for the many good things in their lives. This is a family holiday. Families

19 11, 2018

The First Thanksgiving Feast

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The Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday honoring the early settlers and their harvest feast known as the first Thanksgiving. The Pilgrims decided to have a three-day celebration feast to give thanks for a good harvest. The Pilgrims invited the Indians to join them. The Native

17 11, 2018

Facts about the Pilgrims

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Some Interesting Facts about the Pilgrims  A pilgrim is a traveler who is on a journey to a holy place. Typically, this is a physical journey to a place of significance to their religious beliefs.   The Pilgrims came to America to avoid the religious rules imposed by England. The Pilgrims were Calvinist Protestants. They

14 11, 2018

Poems for Thanksgiving Fest

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Let's learn these poems for Thanksgiving Fest Message of Thanksgiving It is good to pause one day each year to take an account of yourself and your surroundings. Thanksgiving gives an opportunity to feel this continuous contact of generations. Thanksgiving is a time for sharing.   If I Should Try If I should try to

21 11, 2017

Harvest Festivals and Thanksgiving Celebrations

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Throughout history mankind has celebrated the bountiful harvest with thanksgiving ceremonies. Before the establishment of formal religions many ancient farmers believed that their crops contained spirits which caused the crops to grow and die. Many believed that these spirits would be released when the crops were harvested and they had to be destroyed or they

21 11, 2017

Thanksgiving Day in the USA: History and Traditions

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Thanksgiving, a holiday deeply rooted in American history People all over the world like holidays. So do people in America. Though American nation is so young and consists of so many ethnic communities, traditions and customs play a great part in a nation. Technically there are no “national” holidays but most of them are celebrated