Thursday, May 1, 2008

May Day 2008

This is a Cross-Post to our ClassWiki

May Day 2008 Research
What We know

1. May Day is celebrated on May 1st every year.

2. It is a day to remember Workers Rights.

3. It has to do with Immigrant Rights.

4. There was a big May Day March in Los Angeles on May 1st, 2006.

5. It can be confused for an Emergency Call; like when a plane is falling down.

What We learned

International Labor Day

It is a holiday in some countries.

It was started to fight for the 8 hour work day.

It is also a day to demand immigrant rights:

1. Stop deportations

2. Give immigrants full rights

3. legal papers.

We Still Have These Questions -- Generated by Mr. R

1. Why do people have to work two jobs?

2. Why do people have to sneak across the border?

3. Why can't I visit my grandparents in Mexico?

4. Why doesn't my mom/dad have a license to drive?

5. Why does the police have to take people back to their country?


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