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Valentine’s Day

Resource pack for 5th -9th Grades

1 Valentine’s Day Quiz

Questions

Answer

1 Who is St. Valentine? What is he famous for?

 

 

2 What did people used to believe would happen if a woman saw a robin flying overhead on Valentine’s Day?

 

 

 

 

3 What custom and time does the saying “he wears his heart on his sleeve” come from?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 How do you call a date with someone you have never met?

 

5 Thanks to whom do people fall in love ? What is his “weapon”?

 

6 What flower is the symbol of love? Why?

 

7 What fruit is also known as the «love apple»?

 

8 What king declared February the 14th to be the holiday of St. Valentine’s Day? When did it happen?

 

9 What did ancient Romans celebrated on 14th of February?

 

10 In Roman mythology, February 14th is associated with this goddess. What is her name?

 

 

11 Name 5 countries, other than the U.S., that celebrate Valentine’s Day.

 

 

12 What does the word Valentine mean?

 

13 Who are Shakesphere’s «Star-crossed Lovers»?   

 

14 Suggest at least 5 Valentine’s Presents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Find the words that rhyme with:

A Valentine’s colour that rhymes with “bed” : ________________

Something you give your Valentine that rhymes with “lift” : ____________

An emotion that rhymes with “above” : _______________

What couples go on that rhymes with “late” : _______________

A long, long time that rhymes with “clever” : ________________

A Valentine’s symbol that rhymes with “art” : ________________

What couples do that rhymes with “miss” : _________________

A strong emotion that rhymes with “fashion” : ________________

A way to hold someone that rhymes with “bug” : ________________

 

3 Words out of letters. Find 6 words associated with Valentine’s Day.

1

3

5

2

4

6

Extra task. What other words can you make out of these letters?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 Sort out words into the following groups:

Teddy bear, nice, card, present, heart, love, offer, bouquet, invite, pink, cupid, red, send, arrow, cuddle, smile, shiny, cute, blush, flower, sparkly, gift, make, tender, soft, lovely, give, sweet, chocolates,

Nouns

Adjectives

Verbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Link the beginning of the sentences with the appropriate end:

1. I’m absolutely crazy….

a. on you!

2. I have a complete crush…

b. my tummy!

3. You keep me

c. love you!

4. I have butterflies in

d. your charm!

5. I can’t resist….

e. about you!

6. I will always

f. awake every night

 

6 Read the text. Fill in the gaps with a word from the box and write them here to find the names of a famous couple.

What do you know about this couple?

 

 

 

A lot of people think Valentine’s Day comes from the United a)_______________. This is not b)_______________.

More than 2000 years ago the Romans celebrated the festival of love. It was c) ____________ Lupercalia. It was celebrated in the month of d)____________. Men and women played e)____________ to find a f)___________ or a husband.

Valentine lived more than 1500 years ago. He was put in g)____________ and he got the death penalty because he married h)____________ people in secret. Before he died he wrote a i)________ for his girlfriend and signed it with “Your Valentine”. He was murdered on 14th February.

That’s why we j) _______ Valentine’s Day on the fourteenth. It’s a k) ________ for lovers. We send cards to the people we love and we write poems on it. We sometimes write our own poem or we copy one from a book. A lot of people still sign their cards with “Your Valentine”.

Are these statements true or false? Explain

Valentine’s Day comes from America. _____

Lupercalia was a festival in Ancient Rome. _____

Valentine had a girlfriend. _____

Valentine was killed on 14th February. _____

 

7 Find the words in the grid. Then use the leftover letters to find the hidden message.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8 Unscramble the words. Then use the marked letters to complete the following rhyme:

Roses are red, Violets are blue

 

 

9 Valentine’s Cryptogram

 

 

 





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