Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the USA, on the fourth Thursday of November. It’s the most important holiday in the USA. Turkey, pumpkins and corn are traditional foods for the Thanksgiving meal. Pumpkin pie is the most popular traditional dessert.



The usa is in north america.It’s between Canada in the north and Mexico in the south.
It’s a very big country and there are four different time zones between the east and west coasts.There’s an hour’s time difference between each zone.When it’s 5p.m. in New York it’s only 2p.m. in San Francisco!

There are 50 states in the USA.They include Alaska and Hawaii.Alaska is a very big state.In winter,it’s very cold and the temperature is sometimes -20 degrees!Hawaii is very different:it’s warm all year around.The minimum temperaturein winter is about 20 degrees and in summer the maximum is about 32 degrees.

The capital of the usa is washington DC.It’s on the east coast.The name of the city comes from the name of the first American President,George Washington.Today Washington is a very important political centre.The American President lives in Washington in the White House.His adress is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.The USA borders two importants oceans. The Pacific Ocean is on the west coast and the Atlantic Ocean is on the east coast.San Francisco,Los Angeles and San Diego are all important cities on the west coast and New York and Boston aremajor cities on the east coast.

The American flag is called the stars and stripes.It’s got 50 stars and 13 stripes on it.The stars represent the 50 states of the USA and the stripes represent the 13 original colonies of the USA.