• Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thursday is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Check out these activities for your classroom in our Content Spotlight: Thanksgiving.

  • Word Cloud in Shape of Hands

    More poems written by learners from around the world are now available! The theme of these poems is identity and Self. Read online or download them!

  • Enroll now for January 5th course
    A Massive Open Online Course for English Teaching Professionals
    Enroll now for the first course beginning January 5, 2015.
  • English language students playing a game

    Teachers, do you use board games in your classroom? Think you can create a winning board game? We invite you to enter our Create Your Own Board Game Competition! Enter by November 25th. Winning board games will be displayed on the AE website!

Spotlight

Thanksgiving
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.

Read More

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.

Get Activity Details

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


Thanksgiving