Labor Day (US)
Many people think of Labor Day as a day off to enjoy a backyard barbecue or fireworks display. What caused the US government to declare an official holiday for workers? In this lesson, students learn the history behind this American holiday.
Note: For a lesson on the Canadian holiday, go to the Labour Day lesson in our Holidays & Events section.
- strike (noun)
- vocabulary review tasks
- comprehension questions
- creative writing
- Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
- Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
- Read & Listen(Reference)
- Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
- Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
- Vocabulary Review B(Matching)
- Discussion (Reference)
- Creative Response(Reference)
- Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)