Words for Wednesday-Thanksgiving!

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. This holiday is often traced back to a celebration of harvest in 1621 in Plymouth reported to be shared by Indians and Pilgrims.

Click here for Thanksgiving videos and information at the History Channel.

Here are twenty words associated with Thanksgiving to practice. As you can see many of them have to do with food!

  • FEAST— We spent all day preparing the FEAST.
  • TURKEY— The TURKEY will cook for several hours.
  • BASTE— We BASTE the turkey to keep it moist.
  • CARVE— The turkey should sit a few minutes before you CARVE it.
  • WISHBONE— If you get big piece of the wishbone, your wish comes true.
  • MASHED POTATOES— Do you want gravy on your MASHED POTATOES?
  • SWEET POTATOES— SWEET POTATOES are orange.
  • GRAVY— The GRAVY needs to be stirred so it doesn’t have lumps.
  • STUFFING— The bread STUFFING is cooked inside the turkey.
  • SQUASH— SQUASH is a delicious fall vegetable.
  • CRANBERRY SAUCE— The CRANBERRY SAUCE is cold.
  • PUMPKIN PIE— Do you like PUMPKIN PIE?
  • DELICIOUS— The dinner was DELICIOUS.
  • LEFTOVERS— Tomorrow we will have LEFTOVERS.
  • AUTUMN— Thanksgiving comes in AUTUMN.
  • HARVEST—  The HARVEST was a good one.
  • SETTLERS—  The pilgrims were SETTLERS in the New World.
  • INDIANS— INDIANS are also called Native Americans.
  • BLESSINGS— Before dinner we count our BLESSINGS.
  • GRATITUDE— He expressed his GRATITUDE for the meal.

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