miércoles, 14 de noviembre de 2012


  Listen to the story of the pilgrims´ long journey to America and   try to understand the story of the first Thanksgiving party.If you have problems to understand the video, you can have a look at the tapescript I have given you. Then, look for  answers to these questions  and last, but not least, leave a comment.

Thanksgiving Test
1.-Which year did the Pilgrims set sail for America?

2.- From which city did the Mayflower depart?

3.- How many days did it take for the Mayflower to reach the New World? 

4.-How many people were there on board that ship?

5.- During their first winter in the New World the Pilgrims suffered from starvation, cold,and disease.  How many Pilgrims survived?

6.- The Pilgrims met the chief of a local Indian tribe.They agreed to live peacefully and to help each                other. This chief and 90 of his braves were invited to the first Thanksgiving.
He was named ....

7.- What food was probably not on the Pilgrims' menu: Meat, potatoes or fish? Why?

8.- Thanksgiving day did not become an official national holiday until 1863, until the proclamation of what     President?

9.-  Today Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the USA. When is it celebrated in Canada?

10.- Do you know what adult male turkeys are called?

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