Valentine

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  • 4. Valentine's Day Vocabulary Quiz Worksheet Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right. a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal 1. Party regard. any of a variety of confections made with sugar, syrup, etc., 2. Chocolate often combined with chocolate, fruit, nuts, etc. 3. Sweetheart a declaration that something will or will not be done, given. a power of pleasing or attracting, as through personality or 4. Charm beauty. a social gathering, as of invited guests at a private home, for 5. Forever conversation, refreshments, entertainment. 6. Valentine without ever ending. 7. Candy an affectionate or familiar term of address. a piece of paper or thin cardboard, usually folded, printed with a message of holiday greeting, congratulations, or other sentiment, 8. Holiday often with an illustration or decorations, for mailing to a person on an appropriate occasion. corresponding or agreeing in general or in some noticeable 9. Friend respect. something given voluntarily without payment in return, as to 10. Like show favor toward someone, honor an occasion, or make a gesture of assistance; present. the feeling that what is wanted can happen or that events will 11. Card turn out for the best. 12. Sweet having the taste or flavor characteristic of sugar, honey. 4
  • 5. a preparation of the seeds of cacao, roasted, husked, and 13. Promise ground, often sweetened and flavored, as with vanilla. a day fixed by law or custom on which ordinary business is 14. Unity suspended in commemoration of some event or in honor of some person. a plant, considered with reference to its blossom or cultivated for 15. Cupid its floral beauty. a card or message, usually amatory or sentimental but 16. Love sometimes satirical or comical, or a token or gift sent by one person to another on Valentine Day, sometimes anonymously. the center of the total personality, esp. with reference to 17. Gift intuition, feeling, or emotion. a winged being, or a representation of one, esp. as symbolic of 18. Hope love. 19. Riddles the state of being one; oneness. 20. Flowers a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person. the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something 21. Joy exceptionally good or satisfying. A question or statement requiring thought to answer or 22. Heart understand. Valentine's Day Chop Worksheet Directions: The table below contains words that have been chopped in half. Find the pieces that fit together and write them in the answer area below. 5
  • 6. heart arm dles wers Pa Vale eet ndy end Sweet He mise ft For oy ntine pe Ca rd Ho pid rty iday Ca Fri ever Flo J Pro Cu art Lo Ch ity Li olate Gi Choc ve ke Sw Hol Un Rid Answers: 6
  • 7. ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ Valentine's Day: Word Scramble Worksheet 7
  • 8. Unscramble the words below: 1) ayCdn __________________________ 2) arCd ____________________________ 3) hrmCa __________________________ 4) hacoltoCe ________________________ 5) uipCd ___________________________ 6) Ferlwos __________________________ 7) veroerF _________________________ 8) inFedr ___________________________ 9) tGif _____________________________ 10) eartH ___________________________ 11) Hadloiy _________________________ 12) peHo ___________________________ 13) oJy ____________________________ 14) kiLe ____________________________ 15) veoL ___________________________ 16) raPyt ___________________________ 17) Prmosei ________________________ 18) iddslRe __________________________ 19) Seetw __________________________ 20) eehttwaeSr ______________________ 21) inUty __________________________ 22) nalnetVei ________________________ Reading Comprehension Valentine's Day 8
  • 9. Valentine's Day was probably imported into North America in the 19th century by British settlers. In the United States, the first mass-produced valentines of embossed paper lace were produced and sold shortly after 1847 by Esther Howland (1828-1904) of Worcester, Massachusetts. Her father operated a large book and stationery store, and she took her inspiration from an English valentine she had received. Since 2001, the Greeting Card Association has been giving an annual "Esther Howland Award for a Greeting Card Visionary". In the second half of the 20th century, the practice of exchanging cards was extended to all manners of gifts in the United States, usually from a man to a woman. Such gifts typically include roses and chocolates. In the 1980s, the diamond industry began to promote Valentine's Day as an occasion for giving jewelry. In some North American elementary schools, students are asked to give a Valentine card or small gift to everyone in the class. The greeting cards of these students often mention what they appreciate about each other. Though this practice has been criticized for possibly being irrelevant or inappropriate, it has continued for decades. 1. Which country is credited for importing the Valentine's Day tradition to North America? ______________________________________________________________________ 2. In which time period did people start exchanging more than just greeting cards for Valentine's Day? (Circle one.) a) 1750 - 1800, 1801- 1850, b)1851 - 1900, 1901 - 1950, c) 1951 - 2000, 2000 on 3. What gifts, besides cards, are commonly exchanged during Valentine's Day? ______________________________________________________________________ 4. What will you write on your greeting card to your best friend? Valentine's Day Adjectives Worksheet Directions: Adjectives are words used to describe a noun. Write an adjective on each line 9
  • 10. to describe Valentine's Day Chocolate. Write A Sentence Using Each Of The Adjectives Above. 1. ___________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________ 4. ___________________________________________________ 5. ___________________________________________________ 6. ___________________________________________________ Valentine's Day Adjectives Worksheet Directions: 10
  • 11. Adjectives are words used to describe a noun. Write an adjective on each line to describe Valentine's Day Flowers. Write A Sentence Using Each Of The Adjectives Above. 1. ___________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________ 4. ___________________________________________________ 5. ___________________________________________________ 6. ___________________________________________________ Valentine's Day Adjectives Worksheet 11
  • 12. Directions: Adjectives are words used to describe a noun. Write an adjective on each line to describe Valentine's Day Cards. Write A Sentence Using Each Of The Adjectives Above. 1. ___________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________ 4. ___________________________________________________ 5. ___________________________________________________ 6. ___________________________________________________ 12
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