Monday, September 2, 2013
The History of Holidays - Labor Day
History of the Holidays is a series of videos from History. Each installment explains a different holiday. The Labor Day video is embedded below.
Why Do Americans and Canadians Celebrate Labor Day? Is a new TED-Ed lesson. The video is embedded below. You can find the full lesson here.
Applications for Education
Introduce these videos to students after asking them about what they did over the weekend and why they think that they had Monday off from school.
H/T to Larry Ferlazzo for the TED-Ed lesson.