Lesson 2.48.4 – Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

American Holidays and Celebrations #18: Arbor Day and Earth Day

Like people from all over the world, Americans celebrate a variety of holidays and celebrations. Watch each video and read along each article to learn about American Holidays and Celebrations.

  1. Directions: Watch the video below and write a short summary of what you learned in the comments section below.

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  1. Hello , Hind from Iraq.
    Arbor Day and Earth Day, since both Arbor Day ;and earth Day focus on the environment they are combined in this unit national April Day is the last Friday in April and earth Day is April 22 .
    In the 1840 the mid western state of Nebraska was a territory on a wide prairie . When pioneers settled there. They found few trees for building houses or to burn for fuel . There was no shade from the sun or wind and crops did not grow well in the dry earth.
    Later as a member of the Nebraska state . Board of agriculture Morton proposed that citizens of the new state set aside April 10 as a day to plant trees .He beloved that the planing of trees and orchards would greatly .
    Improve Nebraskas economy and landscape . He suggested offering prizes as in centimes to communities and organization that planted .
    The most trees properly , the traditions of celebrating Arbor Day spread quickly through the United States .
    Today national Arbor Day is the last Friday in April , however because the best tree planting season .changes from region , state often choose an alternate date for planting trees.

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