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Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. During this day, American people do a big dinner with turkey, potatoes, pumpkins pie, yarms, corn bread, cramberry sauce… They spend this day with all their family : grandparents, uncles, cousins… Or with close friends. After the dinner, they do activities like football, baseball, bingo… This holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621 to give thanks to God for the plentiful havest and all the blessing he bestowed upon them.
Elise PARISSE 2nd H
Thanksgiving is a big holiday in America; it’s celebrated in the fall months of the year. That every fourth Thursday in November. It is a day to be thankful for all that we have. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the pilgrims in 1621 to give thanks to god for the plentiful harvest and all the blessing he bestowed upon them. That is celebrated with all the family and we eat a big dinner. This traditional meal includes turkey, cranberry, sauce, potatoes, stuffing, and a load of other good food. Sometimes grand-parents tell stories about being grateful for something after dinner. Americans love thanksgiving because it is a holiday that brings their families close and they all can be thankful together.
Lucas Espil 2nde H
Halloween is a night, at the end of October, when everyone dresses up in scary or very weird costumes, like ghost, monsters and many others.
Every year people put up scary haunted houses. The children knocks at the doors and someone opens the doors they tell « Tricks or Treat ». Then the person at the door gives them Candy !
In the street, hot dogs, hot chocolate, and Pop corns are sold. You can here musicians in some streets.
To conclude, haloween is very important in the USA, this is an tradition because everyone participate to this party.
The next day, all the children go to the dentist because they eat too much Candy!
Halloween takes place on october 31st.
In America people dress up in costume and go trick-or-treating .
« Trick-or-treat » is a sentence that children say when they are in front of a house to get candy .
This holidays focus on scary things such as monters, ghosts, goblins, witches and make pranks to your friends .
If you stay home you can watch horror movies with your family .
They buy decorations and pumpkins .
Then they put lights in their pumpkins .
Teens stop playing the game trick-or-treat and start party dancing.
They go to sleep when they are tired.
|Darla, art section 2014|
Halloween is in the night of the 31 october, they celebrate all things scary and gruesome.
Before halloween day, familys carved pumpkins and lot of people put up spooky decorations : spiders webs, fake blood and skeletons or play music, hand out hot chocolate, popcorn, hotdogs, …
Childrens go from house to house dressed up with costumes (princesses, mummy's, pirates, animals...) by ringing the dorbell to get a lot of candy asking « trick or treat » with pillowcases.
People usually eat candy all night long until there are all, they finished it in the morning if they are more.
Some children go to haunted house or played games or watched a scary movie !
Uhaina Etchelecou 2ndeH