More about Thanksgiving (5th graders)

Thanksgving is a day when Americans celebrate the time when the Native Americans helped the Pilgrims. Today, they gather with their family for a big meal with turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberries, gravy, pie and much more. They also play football. On Thanksgiving, we say what we are thankful for.


Thanksgiving is a holiday we celebrate in the USA. It all started in 1620 when the British came to American to start a settlement. When they arrived, they started building houses and farms to make a town. The name of their settlement was called Plymouth. Sadly, they arrived at the wrong time of the year , winter came and made it difficult for them to survive.

So, this English-speaking Indian named Squanto helped them and they made friends with the Indians. They had a great feast called Thanksgiving that we still celebrate today.


Thanksgiving is a holiday in America. It’s when we are with our family and friends. We eat turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy. We also play football or hockey with our family.


Thanksgiving is a traditional American holiday that is celebrated the fourth Thursday of November.

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621. We meet up with friends and family to celebrate this important holiday. We eat turkey, gravy, pie and mashed potatoes. We watch football.

It was originally when the Pilgrims arrived in America, the Native Americans helped them. In return, the Pilgrims had a celebration with the Native Americans.


Thanksgiving means « give thanks ». It is celebrated the 4th Thursday on November. This day, we say all the things we are thankful for.

In the USA, Thanksgiving is as important as Christmas.


The Pilgrims arrived by boat with the Mayflower in 1620. Winter was their worse season because it was cold and there was not a lot of food.

In spring, the Native Americans helped them, so at the end of the year, they had a big feast : the first Thanksgiving.


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