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A Book about Thanksgiving Day with tasks and audio
Who was Christopher Columbus?
Celebrating Columbus Day.Halloween:
The Origins of Halloween.
Celebrating Halloween Today.
Make a Jack-o'-lantern.
American Pumpkin Pie.Guy Fawkes Night.
Who was Guy Fawkes?
Celebrating Guy Fawkes Night.Thanksgiving.
Why is Thankgiving an Important Day?
A Traditional Thanksgiving.Christmas.
The history of Christmas.
Preparing for Christmas.
A Traditional Christmas Day.
Father Christmas, or Santa Claus.
How to Make a Jule Log.
Christmas around the World.New Year.
New Year's Eve.
New Year's Day.Martin Luther King Day.Chinese New Year.Valentine’s Day.
Where does Valentine’s Day come from?
Valentine’s Cards.Presidents’ Day.
Abraham Lincoln.St Patrick’s Day.
Who was St Patrick?
Celebrating St Patrick's Day.Easter.
The Origins of Easter.
Easter Eggs and the Easter Bunny.
Special Easter Foods.
Events before Easter.
Pancake races.May Day.Independence Day.
The American Revolution.
The American Flag.
Independence Day Today.Notting Hill CarnivalWho created Father Christmas and where does he live today? Why are coloured eggs and rabbits symbols of Easter? Why does the river in Chicago turn green once a year?
Find out about the origins of British and American festivities and how they are celebrated today in this beautifully illustrated book.Wide range of fun activities in the four skills.
Trinity-style exercises (Grades 3 and 4).
Project work using the Web.
Full recording of the text with both American and British speakers.