• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Days of the week
 

Days of the week

on

  • 514 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
514
Views on SlideShare
514
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Days of the week Days of the week Presentation Transcript

    • Days of the weekword origins
    • Nobody really knows why thereare seven days in a week. Possiblycould be that there was one day of theweek for each of the seven visibleplanets: Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury,Venus, Jupiter and Saturn.
    • MondayMonday is from old English Mondaegand means “day of the Moon”. It wasdedicated to the Moon.
    • TuesdayTuesday is an Anglo-Saxon namehonouring the god of war called Tiw.It is pronounced “tue”. It wasdedicated to Mars.
    • WednesdayWednesday is an Anglo- Saxon namehonouring the god Odin or Woden. Itwas dedicated to Mercury.
    • ThursdayThursday is an Anglo-Saxon name andmeans “day of thunder”. It wasdedicated to Jupiter.
    • FridayFriday is from old English Frigedaeg,and is named after Norse the goddess“Frig” who was the wife of Odin. Itwas dedicated to Venus.
    • SaturdaySaturday is named after the Romangod “Saturn”.
    • SundaySunday means “day of the sun”. It wasdedicated to the Sun.