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February 14th is Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is a day for romance and love. Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world, including Japan, the United States, and the United Kingdom. It is a day for fun. symbols on Valentine’s Day. For You see a lot of romantic example, many couples give each other roses because they are a symbol of romance.

Another symbol of romance that is seen frequently on Valentine’s Day is Cupid. In Roman mythology, Cupid was the son of Venus, Of course, people don’t justHis buygolden cards. arrows People buy candles and the Goddess of love. were magical and when one balloons and many other things, often in the shape of a heart. of them takes contact with one make a person fall in love. You can find boxes of candy that are shaped like hearts, or candy that is itself in the shape of a heart!

Now many people buy present to their valentines. Almost one billion valentines are sent every year. The cards is not signed, so the person who receives it doesn’t know who sent it. Some schools have valentine parties. The students give each other valentines. They eat heart-shaped candy. Some schools have other valentine celebrations, such as dances, send cards...

ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ABOUT VALENTINE’SDAY:

1. Valentine’s Day is in the month of ______. a. April b. May c. February d. December


2. Valentine’s Day is a _______ day. a. sad b. fun c. silly d. paper 3. What are some things that are heart-shaped? a. candy b. cards c. pictures d. all of these 4. What do many people do on Valentine’s Day? a. They give presents and cards. b. They have heart problems. c. They eat their hearts. d. They look for eggs. 5. Why is Cupid associated with Valentine’s Day? a. He is the son of the goddess of love. b. He has arrows, which are romantic. c. Valentine’s Day was originally a Roman holiday. d. Babies are cute and playful.

6. What do you think of Valentine’s Day? _______________________________________________________________ _ _______________________________________________________________ _ _______________________________________________________________ _

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