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Valentine´s Day in the Valentine´s Day in the U.S. U.S. Susan Lopez Departamento De Ingles

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Valentine´s Day in Valentine´s Day in the U.S.the U.S.

Susan Lopez

Departamento De Ingles

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-St. Valentines Day/Valentine´s Day

-Celebrated Febuary 14th

-The holiday of love and friendship

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-How it started is unknown

-There were many Christian Saints named Valentine

-Not sure how the day became associated with love.

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-One legend says that Saint Valentine was a Christian priest

-He lived when Roman Emperor Claudius II was in power

Emperor ClaudiusSaint Valentine

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-Claudius made a law making marriage illegal.

-He believed that marriage made weaker soldiers

-He felt this would make his army stronger.

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-Saint Valentine believed marriage was a holy right

-He started performing secret marriage ceremonies

-Claudius found out he threw him in jail to be executed.

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-Valentine wrote a letter the night before his execution

-It was to his secret love: the jailer´s daughter

-It included a poem and he signed it ¨your valentine¨

My heart is filled

With what I feel for you,

I´m so glad I knew

A love so true.

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-This was the first valentine

-Now Valentine´s Day is the day when people share their love

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Valentine´s Day Movies-Valentine´s Day Movies are very

popular in the U.S.

-One of the most popular came out last year

-It was called ¨Valentine´s Day¨.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBf4hZGB-mI

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-Very popular greeting card company in the U.S.

-Sell paper cards and E-cards

-Two of their most popular characters are ¨Hoops¨ and¨Yoyo¨

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http://www.hallmarkcards.com.au/ecards/valentines-day/hoops-yoyo-heart-sounds

E-Card:

Yoyo learns ¨I love you¨:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdJZFhXg5SM

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More Valentine´s Day Cards

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Review Questions1.)What is Hallmark?

2.)What are some of the things you see on Valentine´s Day?

3.)Who are Hoops and Yoyo?

4.)Who are Valentine´s cards for?

5.)What day is Valentine´s day celebrated on?

6.)Who was St. Valentine?

7.)Who was Claudius II?

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The End

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MORE ACTIVIVITIES

Take a Valentine’s Day QuizSt. Valentine in American Schools Valentine’s Day Gift HintsSend a Valentine’s card, so cute!!