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-St. Valentines Day/Valentine´s Day
-Celebrated Febuary 14th
-The holiday of love and friendship
-How it started is unknown
-There were many Christian Saints named Valentine
-Not sure how the day became associated with love.
-One legend says that Saint Valentine was a Christian priest
-He lived when Roman Emperor Claudius II was in power
Emperor ClaudiusSaint Valentine
-Claudius made a law making marriage illegal.
-He believed that marriage made weaker soldiers
-He felt this would make his army stronger.
-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.
-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.
-This was the first valentine
-Now Valentine´s Day is the day when people share their love
Valentine´s Day Sweets
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¨.
Valentine´s Day Cards-Very popular!
-You give them to everyone
-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¨
Yoyo learns ¨I love you¨:
More Valentine´s Day Cards
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?
Take a Valentine’s Day QuizSt. Valentine in American Schools Valentine’s Day Gift HintsSend a Valentine’s card, so cute!!