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November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November each year. On this holiday, Americans give thanks for many things, including family and friends.

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Classroom Activities

Read the article, “Americans Express Gratitude on Thanksgiving Holiday” as a class. After reading, have students identify some of the different ways Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Next, ask students to work in small groups to name all the reasons they are thankful.

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What are you thankful for, in your life? What do you think would be a good way to give thanks and to show appreciation?