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May Day

May Day is both a springtime celebration and a day to celebrate workers. This lesson includes a reading about the history of this day. Students also practice vocabulary and sorting.

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Vocabulary
  • secular
  • pagan
  • hare
  • advocate
  • commemorate
  • strike
  • wound
  • execute
  • recognize
  • riot
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • group challenge
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Usage Note(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Group Challenge(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)