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Fourth of July Fireworks for Independence Day

ESL Fourth of July Lesson


The Fourth of July is also called Independence Day. It is a federal holiday. Schools, banks, post offices, and government offices are closed on the Fourth of July. The Fourth of July is our most important national holiday because it celebrates the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence announced America's independence from Britain. It was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thomas Jefferson was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence. (3-page lesson)

Fourth of July Calendar
Fourth of July Calendar

When is Independence Day?

It is on July 4th.

It is also called the Fourth of July.

Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence

Why is it an important day?

It is an important day because it is the day the American colonies declared their independence from Britain.

ESL Worksheets and Activities

Fourth of July Lesson Plan

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Fourth of July Crossword Puzzle   Answer Key

July 4th Read Aloud

Fourth of July Independence Day PowerPoint

Fireworks Video