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Transcript: Thanksgiving Day By: Kokulan and Gagan Where is it celebrated? Thanksgiving is celebrated in the folliwing countries: - Canada - The United States of America - Liberia - Netherlands - Norfolk Islands What do they celebrate? Thanksgiving is a North American harvest festival. It is celebrated as an act of gratitude to God for bountiful crops and good health. However, Canadians do not celebrate thanksgiving for harvest. They celebrate it for Martin Frobishers safe arrival after attempting to find a northwest passage to the pacific ocean in 1958. When is it celebrated? This year Canadian Thanksgiving was celebrated on Monday October 10, 2011. (yesterday) Second Monday in October (Canada) First Thursday in November (Liberia) Last Wednesday in November (Norfolk Islands) Fourth Thursday in November (USA , Netherlands) Why is it celebrated as a day of significance? Thanksgiving symbolizes the values of love, gratitude, respect and honour. It gives families and communites a chance to sit down and have meal together, while bringing a feeling of togetherness and care for one another. On Thursday, January 31, 1957, the Canadian Parliament proclaimed: "A Day of General Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the bountiful harvest with which Canada has been blessed – to be observed on the 2nd Monday in October." Who celebrates it? Thanksgiving is a statutory hoilday in Canada, with the exceptions of the atlantic provinces. (Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia). It is a cultural holiday and does not have to do with religion. Anyone can celebrate thanksgiving. It was first celebrated in America after the Native Americans helped the pilgrims survive their first brutal winter in Plymouth, New England. They had a feast to give thanks to the Native americans and god for a good harvest. The thanksgiving feast usually consists of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, yams, mashed potatoes, corn and pie. It is served at mid-day or early afternoon. How can we learn from this day of significance? Thanksgiving reminds us all about the importance of family and history. It allows us to spend quality time with our loved ones and gives everyone the opportunity to say thank you, whether it be to our parents, friends, neighbours, teachers, or god. What are you thankful for? Interesting Facts -91% of Americans eat turkey on thanksgiving. -Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird of USA -20% of all cranberries consumed, are consumed on thanksgiving. - Some historians believe that the Pilgrims ended up massacring the Native Americans. Funny Thanksgiving Quotes I love thanksgiving turkey. Its the only time in Los Angelas where you see natural breasts. - Arnold Schwarzenegger I celebrated thanksgiving in an old fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house. We had an enourmous feast, and then I killed them and took their land. - Jon Stewart The End

PowerPoint Game Templates

Transcript: Example of a Jeopardy Template By: Laken Feeser and Rachel Chapman When creating without a template... Example of a Deal or No Deal Template PowerPoint Game Templates There are free templates for games such as jeopardy, wheel of fortune, and cash cab that can be downloaded online. However, some templates may cost more money depending on the complexity of the game. Classroom Games that Make Test Review and Memorization Fun! (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2017, from Fisher, S. (n.d.). Customize a PowerPoint Game for Your Class with These Free Templates. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from 1. Users will begin with a lot of slides all with the same basic graphic design. 2. The, decide and create a series of questions that are to be asked during the game. 3. By hyper linking certain answers to different slides, the game jumps from slide to slide while playing the game. 4. This kind of setup is normally seen as a simple quiz show game. Example of a Wheel of Fortune Template Games can be made in order to make a fun and easy way to learn. Popular game templates include: Family Feud Millionaire Jeopardy and other quiz shows. Quick video on template "Millionaire" PowerPoint Games Some games are easier to make compared to others If users are unsure whether or not downloading certain templates is safe, you can actually make your own game by just simply using PowerPoint. add logo here References Example of a Family Feud Template PowerPoint Games are a great way to introduce new concepts and ideas You can create a fun, competitive atmosphere with the use of different templates You can change and rearrange information to correlate with the topic or idea being discussed. Great with students, workers, family, etc. For example: With games like Jeopardy and Family Feud, players can pick practically any answers. The person who is running the game will have to have all of the answers in order to determine if players are correct or not. However, with a game like Who Wants to be a Millionaire, the players only have a choice between answers, A, B, C, or D. Therefore, when the player decides their answer, the person running the game clicks it, and the game will tell them whether they are right or wrong.

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