November 20, 2007

Giving thanks at Thanksgiving

One of the most popular holidays in the U.S. is Thanksgiving. It began when the first pilgrims, who left Europe and arrived in America in 1620, held a celebration to give thanks for their harvest after a very cold and difficult winter. It is now celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November and it's the time when American families get together to enjoy a traditional dinner.

Here is a text about Thanksgiving with some gaps. Choose the best option to complete each one. Then try this fun quiz about the first Thanksgiving meal: unscramble the letters to find the answers. FInally, there's an interesting quiz to test how much you know about the holiday!

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