Thanksgiving: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Just like a modern Thanksgiving dinner, the feast in Plymouth in 1621 contained a wondrous variety of foods.
Amongst the items eaten that day included deer, fish, lobster and clams.
It’s a bird that is native to North America, and therefore it seems proper that it would be the main course for such an all-American holiday.
This is a bread-based dish mixed with a blend of herbs and spices.
Dessert brings even more traditional Thanksgiving staples.

Comprehension questions