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National Holidays in the US/UK

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

What national holidays do you know?

Slide 2 - Woordweb

We will begin with the United Kingdom

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

What is the official name of National Holidays in the United Kingdom?

Slide 4 - Open vraag

Saint Patrick's Day

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Why is St. Patrick's Day celebrated?
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A
To have good luck during the year
B
To raise awareness for the planet
C
To celebrate Irish culture
D
To celebrate the color green

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

In which month is St. Patrick's Day celebrated?
A
March
B
May
C
July
D
October

Slide 7 - Quizvraag

What is this called?
A
Triangle leaf
B
Shamrock
C
Lotus
D
Ivy

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

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Slide 10 - Video

00:29
Which of these activities has NOT been mentioned in the video?
A
Shopping
B
Feasting
C
Using Fireworks
D
Watching Sports

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

01:04
Which of these reasons has nothing to do as to why it's called Boxing Day?
A
Because of alms boxes in church
B
Because of the sport boxing
C
Because of the present boxes

Slide 12 - Quizvraag

Bonfire Night

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

Slide 14 - Video

What is another name for Bonfire Night?

Slide 15 - Open vraag

Why did a group of people plot to kill the English king?
A
Because they did not believe he was fit to be the king
B
Because they wanted to rule England
C
Because they were paid to by his servants
D
Because they had a different religion

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

Why do people usually ask for money with the "Guys"?
A
To donate the money to charity
B
To buy fireworks
C
To buy gifts for friends
D
To show support for Guy Fawkes

Slide 17 - Quizvraag

National Holidays in the US

Slide 18 - Tekstslide

What is the official name of National Holidays in the United States?

Slide 19 - Open vraag

Thanksgiving

Slide 20 - Tekstslide

Slide 21 - Video

What do you usually eat during Thanksgiving? (Hint: Begins with T)

Slide 22 - Open vraag

What do people usually do during Thanksgiving?
A
Light up fireworks
B
Give each other presents
C
Do chores for strangers
D
Have a family dinner

Slide 23 - Quizvraag

During dinner, what are you supposed to say?
A
What you are thankful for this year
B
A big secret you've kept the whole year long
C
The worst thing you did this year
D
You're supposed to thank the turkey before eating it

Slide 24 - Quizvraag

Presidents' Day

Slide 25 - Tekstslide

What is Presidents' Day?

Presidents' Day, is a holiday celebrated on February originally established in the year 1885 where all the presidents of the United States are celebrated. It is officially known as Washington's Birthday. That is because it specifically wants to honor George Washington, who was the first president of the United States. 

Slide 26 - Tekstslide

On which month is Presidents' Day celebrated?
A
January
B
February
C
March
D
April

Slide 27 - Quizvraag

What is the other name for Presidents' Day in United States?

Slide 28 - Open vraag

American Independence Day

Slide 29 - Tekstslide

About Independence Day
Independence Day is a federal holiday of the United States in which the Declaration of Independence was written. The Declaration of Independence would declare the American colonies free from the British monarchy. It was signed on the July 4and that's why Independence Day is also known as the "Fourth of July". People celebrate the independence of the United States for example with wearing the American flag colors and also fireworks.

Slide 30 - Tekstslide

Why is the Fourth of July celebrated?
A
To celebrate the independence of the United States
B
To celebrate the creation of the American flag
C
To celebrate the beautiful fireworks that people have
D
To celebrate George Washington

Slide 31 - Quizvraag

When was the Declaration of Independence?

Slide 32 - Open vraag

What was America declaring it's independence from?
A
Spain
B
Portugal
C
Great Britain
D
Rome

Slide 33 - Quizvraag

Now... let's recap what we've learned.

Slide 34 - Tekstslide

Celebrated in the UK
Celebrated in the USA
Saint Patrick's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Presidents' day
Independence day
Boxing Day
Bonfire Night

Slide 35 - Sleepvraag

What is your favorite holiday from the ones mentioned?

Slide 36 - Woordweb

Do you prefer the American or the British holidays?
American holidays
British Holidays

Slide 37 - Poll