Thanksgiving Day Presentation
This resource contains a fully editable and informative PowerPoint presentation on Thanksgiving Day which takes place in the USA on the third Thursday in November.

The PowerPoint includes references to:

- The History of Thanksgiving Day - The Pilgrim Fathers
- The Thanksgiving Meal
- Macy's Parade in New York
- The tradition of turkey pardoning by the President of the USA

The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to the Thanksgiving Parade in New York, President Obama's final 'turkey pardoning' and a short video on the history of Thanksgiving Day.

A slightly shorter, simple text version of this presentation is also available. It is more appropriate for younger / SEN pupils. Click on the link below for details

">Thanksgiving Day - Simple Text Lesson / Assembly Presentation

You may also be interested in an accompanying PowerPoint Quiz:

Thanksgiving Day - Interactive PowerPoint Quiz


The quiz is a fun way to check pupils' understanding of why and how Thanksgiving Day is celebrated. Sample questions include

- On what day is Thanksgiving Day in the United States of America?
- Which King in England tried to make everyone follow the Church of England religion?
- What was the name of the ship on which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed to America?
- Which President proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving Day?
- In what year was Thanksgiving Day made a national holiday for the whole of the United States?
- Which department store organised the first Thanksgiving Day parade?

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Thanksgiving Day - Lesson / Assembly Presentation and 33 Question Interactive PowerPoint Quiz

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Created: Nov 5, 2017

Updated: Jun 15, 2019

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