Pizza for Thanksgiving – level 1
Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Usually they invite many friends and family to their homes. They have a large dinner together.
This year, Thanksgiving will be different. Some Americans may not have enough money for Thanksgiving meal.
A pound of turkey costs 1.15 dollars last year. The price is 1.99 dollars this year. Potatoes cost more than last year. Other vegetables are more expensive, too.
Some people say that their Thanksgiving dinner will be smaller. This situation is hard for young adults. They don’t have enough money. They say that they will eat soup, salad, and pizza for Thanksgiving.
Many reasons explain why food is expensive. This year’s summer is very dry in some parts of the country.
Farmers must kill thousands of turkeys. They get sick from bird flu. Also, few people are working in the food industry.
Difficult words: invite (to ask someone to come somewhere), bird flu (a disease which is dangerous for chickens, turkeys, and similar animals), food industry (people and companies that make food to sell).
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