PEN 2939 Labor Day

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This presentation describes the international holiday called Labor Day.

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Title: Honoring Workers: Labor Day By C Bohannon-Brown PEN # 2938 Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com All rights reserved. This publication may be reproduced by educators, parents, and students for educational purposes only. Commercial duplication is prohibited. © Peach e~Books August 2008

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Georgia Performance Standard: Social Studies-Kindergarten-History- 1st Standard (SSKH1) ___________________________________________________ Kindergarteners will identify the purpose of national holidays and describe the people or events celebrated. ___________________________________________________ Title: Honoring Workers: Labor Day By C Bohannon-Brown Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com © Peach e~Books August 28, 2008

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The first labor parade took place in Canada in 1872. Workers spoke out against their unfair treatment.

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In 1882, the Knights of Labor held a parade and called the gathering Labor Day. This first Labor Day holiday took place in New York City.

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In many countries, people honor workers with the international celebration called Labor Day.

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In the United States, Labor Day is the first Monday in September. Celebrations are held for workers around the country.

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Also on the first Monday in September, Canada honors workers on Labor Day with parades.

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The citizens of Brazil celebrate Labor Day on the first of May. These celebrations may include music and speeches.

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May 1st is also Labor Day in Greece. Marches are held all over the country to celebrate these workers.

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In the People’s Republic of China, Labor Day is celebrated on May 1st, , as well. Workers get one week off to enjoy their families.

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In New Zealand, Labor Day is also called Eight-Hour Work Day. This movement ensured that its workers would have time to rest from work everyday.

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Today, the hard work of men and women is celebrated around the world during the holiday known as Labor Day.

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Online Resources Cover Picture: A World of Hands http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/255219 The History of Labor Day http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Creek/9369/project7/labor.html http://www.dol.gov/opa/aboutdol/laborday.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labour_Day http://www.netglimse.com/holidays/labor_day/index.shtml http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/politics/labour-day People http://www.pbase.com/lushlife/image/99266997 http://www.flickr.com/photos/monkeyouttanowhere/242520383/in/set-72157594282898099/ www.socalballoons.org/SkyParade.htm http://www.historyking.com/images/Ancient-Greece-Influence-On-America.jpg http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2004/07/05/brighton1,0.jpg http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3106/2599548781_5575dbe317.jpg?v=0 http://www.acs-panama.com/images/greece_map_all.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2076/1979410745_df66f57744.jpg?v=0 http://www.rmtbristolrail.org.uk/archives/CPRrailwayworkersBC.jpg http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/annotation/december-2002/images/bates-mill-women.jpg http://www.opseu5107.org/labourday06.html http://www.knightsoflabor.org/ http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/42843000/jpg/_42843847_boy_ap416.jpg http://www.scacl.ca/2008%20Canada%20Day%20Parade/Forms/AllItems.aspx

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: FLAGS: China http://encarta.msn.com/media_461533662_761573055_-1_1/china_flag_and_anthem.html http://www.pbase.com/lushlife/image/69902310 http://www.musiccitybloggers.com/2007/09/11/remembering-911-a-round-up/fire-fighters-raise-american-flag-in-front-of-world-trade-center-ruins2jpg/ http://chrisword.com/category/politics/ http://farm1.static.flickr.com/182/382274110_ceb57b404c.jpg?v=0 http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e163/hay_mich/american-flag.jpg http://w01.international.gc.ca/CanadExport/Get_PubImage.asp?id=1694 http://darklightwrites.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/canada_flag_sunset.jpg http://students.ceid.upatras.gr/~giannoul/sport/ec/ec04ims/flag.jpg

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Labor Day Around the World http://gochina.about.com/od/eventsfestivals/p/MayFirst.htm http://www.azdems-district-21.org/Photographs/ArifLaborDay06.jpg http://www.holidayinsights.com/world/brazil.htm http://gobrazil.about.com/b/2008/05/01/labor-day-in-rio.htm http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/gallery/brazil_christ-redeemer.html http://www.brazilianday.com/english/sponsors.html http://www.scubalinx.com/south_america/map_brazil_468284.gif http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/Images/image_info.asp?page=1&language=english&categoryid=4&gallery=13&categoryname=People%20and%20Places&imageid=204&imagename=Group%20of%20unknown%20factory%20workers

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: MAPS: http://www.beijingmap.us/country/cia_china_map2.gif http://www.geographyiq.com/images/ca/Canada_map.gif http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/usa/images/united-states-map.gif http://www.ncnoah.com/Album.ASPX?Group=Adventures%20to%20Foreign%20Countries&Album=2007-01%20New%20Zealand&View=Journal Image by Dennis L. Ward http://www.globe.gov/GaN/images/earth_map.jpg