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Valentine's Day

Holidays & Events

High Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

There are many different stories about the origins of Valentine's Day. Students learn the history, symbols and various legends of the holiday. New vocabulary, idioms, and expressions are introduced.

Note: In the printable version, the three jigsaw readings have different information in paragraph 5. In the printable lesson, the audio goes with the gap-fill version of the reading (paragraphs 1–4) on page 9.

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Focus

topic-based
4-skills

Vocabulary

legend
origin
convenient
elementary
honor
custom
blind
cure
priest
century
execute
sentence
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane