Thanksgiving in America Today-A Homeschool StudyOct 22nd, 2010 | By Jessica Parnell | Category: Curriculum, History and Social Studies
Thanksgiving is an annual event announced by the President of the United States. Each year, the current president issues a proclamation and each year that proclamation gives thanks to God for his blessings.
Although the feast between the Pilgrims and the local native Americans did occur, it is not the reason behind Thanksgiving.
After printing the proclamations, have your child write the different phrases that the four Presidents below used to describe how Americans should thank God for His blessings:
Then have your child(ren) describe ways they have celebrated Thanksgiving in the past and think of one or two new ideas they might incorporate in the next Thanksgiving to emphasize God’s goodness and their thankfulness to Him.
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