Instructional Video

Labor Day | All About the Holidays

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Labor Day isn't just a day off at the beginning of the school year! Learn all about the workers who fought for labor laws and workplace safety with an informative video about the origins of Labor Day.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Play during a social studies unit on labor laws, the Industrial Revolution, or labor unions in the United States
  • Have learners conduct additional research on international labor laws and compare to American labor laws
Classroom Considerations
  • Animations are engaging but may move too quickly for some learners
  • Requires access to the Internet
  • Video is short, making it versatile for classroom or homework use
  • Shines a light on a holiday that learners may not know a lot about
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