Thanksgiving PowerPoint. History of Thanksgiving. Presents how the Thanksgiving holiday got started from the Pilgrims to how it is celebrated today. What is Thanksgiving? Who were the Pilgrims? Covers the voyage of the Mayflower, the landing at Plymouth, the Mayflower Compact, the menu of the first Thanksgiving, how Thanksgiving became a holiday, traditions of the feast and Black Friday, Thanksgiving parades and football.
We need to go above and beyond what is expected of us in order to accommodate diversity. In other words we need to move above simple tolerance of diversity, to embracing and celebrating the rich extents of diversity that each individual has.
With this project, students will research, and demonstrate their knowledge of the Thanksgiving holiday in an ABC book format. Ideally, the goal would be for students to learn the true story of Thanksgiving, such as: why it was first celebrated, who celebrated it, what was eaten, details about when it was first declared a holiday, and details about how it is celebrated today.
Yippie, today is National Pizza Day. This important event is celebrated annually on 9. February. What is National Pizza Day all about? Well, Pizza is one of the most consumed fast foods in the United States. And may I say,...Read more
Ashol-Pan is a Kazakh girl from Mongolia who is learning to hunt with a golden eagle -- an ancient, but traditionally male, activity. Photo courtesy of Asher Svidensky and BBC News. Thanks to Mary Ellen Foley for the find!