3 The Pilgrims sailed toAmerica fromPlymouth, England.The name of their shipwas the “Mayflower”.
4 They landed atPlymouth Rock.The Native AmericanIndians lived inAmerica before thePilgrims arrived.
5 The Indians taughtthe Pilgrims how tosurvive in America.
6 The Pilgrims werethankful and decidedto celebrate with aThanksgiving feast.They invited theirIndian friends toshare this feast.
7 1. When did the Pilgrims come to America? Quiz in Numbers1. When did the Pilgrims come to America?A.1492B.1620C.1721
8 2. How many passengers came on the Mayflower? 90B.102C.2003. How many days did the voyage last?A.36B.46C.66
9 4. The Pilgrims lost ... of the original 102 who sailed on the Mayflower.A.30B.28C.465. How many Indians helped the Pilgrims survive?A.50B.90C.68
10 6. When did the colonists have their first Thanksgiving Day?A.1621in autumn ofB.in summer of1621C.in autumn of16227. The feast lasted ... days.A.threeC.fourB.two
11 8. For ... years there was no fighting between Pilgrims and the Indians.A.35B.43C.559. The first "Thanksgiving" feast was not repeatedthe following year. It wasn't until ...A.1676June ofB.June of1670C.July of1686
12 10. When do people celebrate Thanksgiving Day nowadays?A.the first Thursday in NovemberB.the third Thursday in NovemberC.the fourth Thursday in November
13 Symbols of Thanksgiving Day The cranberry is a small sour berry. It grows in bogs. Originally called crane berry,it got its name from its pink blossoms and drooping head which remindedthe pilgrim of a crane. The name was later changed to a Cranberry. Pilgrims soonfound out a way to sweeten the bitten cranberries with maple sugar. Sweet-sourcranberry sauce or cranberry jelly was on the first Thanksgiving table and itis served today. The Indians used the juice to dye their rugs and blankets.They taught the colonists how to cook the berries with the sweetener andwater to make a sauce.Pumpkins and 'Pumpkin Pies' are a Thanksgiving favourite for about400 years. Pilgrims probably made a pumpkin dishsweetened with honey or syrup. Pumpkin leaves were also used as salads.The use of corn meant the survival of the colonists.Beans are a special symbol of Thanksgiving too.Native Americans taught the pilgrims togrow beans next to cornstalks.Turkey – is an American native first domesticated bird.It is a traditional dish on Thanksgiving tables.Cornucopia is the most common symbol of a harvest festival.A Horn shaped container, it is filled with abundance of theEarth's harvest. It is also known as the “horn of plenty”.The traditional cornucopia was a curved goat'shorn filled to brim with fruits and grains.
14 The Recipe of Stuffed Turkey Put it on a frying pan and cover with foil.Eat it with beans and vegetables.Put the turkey into a hot oven and roast for hours.Sprinkle the turkey with salt and pepper.Make a stuffing from the green vegetables and apples.Take a big, quite fat turkey and wash it.