93 labor day

Labour Day (Canada)

Holidays & Events
  • Int
  • 2 hours
  • 4

Many people think of Labour Day as a day off to relax, but who put in the hard work to secure it? In this lesson, students learn the history behind this Canadian holiday. For the American holiday, choose Labor Day (US).

Lesson Audio
Lesson Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion
  • creative writing
Vocabulary
  • labour
  • statutory
  • holiday
  • cottage
  • originate
  • union
  • demonstration
  • imprisonment
  • strike
  • prime minister