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This week we talked about the newest holiday in the United States, Juneteenth. This led to to a conversation about the history of slavery in the Americas.
Learners can try a listening activity explainer about the history of Juneteenth.
For original version listening, check out the highly recommded podcast from the New York Times, 1619.
Learners can try an activity from Breaking News English about commemorating the end of the slave trade.
For original version, read the NPR Article called Juneteenth is a sacred holiday.
Pease write a report about slavery in the United States. What were its origins? Did anything surprise you about what we learned in class?