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5 Useful Classroom Resources for Thanksgiving

Posted by Michael Johnson on Mon, Nov 25, 2019 @ 11:47 AM

 

It's Thanksgiving! But before we give thanks and tuck in, let's talk history.

How did Thanksgiving become such an integral part of America's identity? We dug up five useful classroom resources to help you and your students get to the bottom of that question:

Thanksgiving Dinner, Inspired by Canadian Geography

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Oct 29, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

 

Thanksgiving in Canada isn't quite the spectacle that it is in the United States. There isn't a giant parade or nationally-viewed football game (though hockey season just started, so there's that); and yes, Canadians usually wait for Thanksgiving in the U.S. to brave the black Friday mayhem. It's also in early October. But the concept of bringing loved ones together around the table - passing bowls of stuffing, mashed potatoes and various pies while mom or dad ceremoniously carves the bird - is equally important to Canada's cultural fabric.

Using Geography to Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Meal

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 @ 10:03 AM

No matter where you live in the U.S. - no matter how many football games you watch, or black Friday sales you (barely) survive - the dinner table is the beating heart of Thanksgiving. The image of a family crowded around the table - passing bowls of stuffing, mashed potatoes and various pies while mom or dad ceremoniously carves the turkey - is a portrait of Americana.

Thanksgiving in Quebec: Download our Favourite French Canadian Recipe

Posted by Michael Johnson on Fri, Oct 9, 2015 @ 11:56 AM

It's that time of year when we share Alexis' 100-year-old French Canadian Thanksgiving recipe with you! Ladies and gentlemen, loosen your belt loops...