Give a little history lesson!  Why do we celebrate Labor Day?  This is a great link from the US Department of Labor that will help your children understand what this day is all about! :)

Give a little history lesson! Why do we celebrate Labor Day? This is a great link from the US Department of Labor that will help your children understand what this day is all about! :)

U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division (WHD) - Fact Sheet

U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division (WHD) - Fact Sheet

Did you know that the first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City? Find out more about the history of Labor Day.

Did you know that the first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City? Find out more about the history of Labor Day.

Good video-History of Labor Day, In 1894, Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday after a failed attempt to break up a railroad strike.

Good video-History of Labor Day, In 1894, Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday after a failed attempt to break up a railroad strike.

The Who, What, Where, When and How of Labor Day. But There’s Some Debate about the “Who”

The Who, What, Where, When and How of Labor Day. But There’s Some Debate about the “Who”

Impoverished: Children who worked were subject to appalling conditions. Many who worked died before they reached 25

Impoverished: Children who worked were subject to appalling conditions. Many who worked died before they reached 25

Labor Day  Nonfiction Informational Text  Your students might be surprised by the history of Labor Day.  This text explains the background of the labor movement and child labor in the early part of the 20th century.  Students also analyze primary source documents (two photos) and an infographic.This resource includes: informational text about the history of Labor Day and the labor movement in the United States comprehension questions infographic on child labor and analysis questions…

Labor Day Nonfiction Informational Text Your students might be surprised by the history of Labor Day. This text explains the background of the labor movement and child labor in the early part of the 20th century. Students also analyze primary source documents (two photos) and an infographic.This resource includes: informational text about the history of Labor Day and the labor movement in the United States comprehension questions infographic on child labor and analysis questions…

Labor day is a day to celebrate the works of each American that strengthen this country. Take pride in the country you live in and all the work that builds up this great nation. Have a terrific Labor day weekend! And remember to take pride in your business through your social media.  http://www.dol.gov/laborday/history.htm

Labor day is a day to celebrate the works of each American that strengthen this country. Take pride in the country you live in and all the work that builds up this great nation. Have a terrific Labor day weekend! And remember to take pride in your business through your social media. http://www.dol.gov/laborday/history.htm

Visible in stone: women's history through the buildings they lived and worked in

Visible in stone: women's history through the buildings they lived and worked in

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