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Labor Day Lesson - Page 3

Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon Figures
Chart of Money Raised

What telethon is held on Labor Day weekend?

The Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy telethon is held on Labor Day weekend.

A telethon is a fundraising event on TV.

In 2007, over sixty-three million dollars were raised.


Labor Day Weekend Traffic
Traffic on Labor Day

Is there a lot of traffic on Labor Day?

Yes, there is a lot of traffic on Labor Day. This truck is pulling a boat.

Many people go away for the three-day weekend.

Drive carefully and don't drink and drive.


George Washington Bridge with Flag
Wasington Bridge in New York City with American Flag

Where is this flag?

It is flying from the George Washington Bridge which crosses the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey.

The flag is 90 feet by 60 feet and weighs 450 pounds.

The bridge was built by construction workers, and it opened in 1931.



Labor Day Worksheets

Family BBQ Read Aloud

Potato Salad Worksheet

Labor Day Vocabulary

Vocabulary Answer Key