Monday, February 11, 2008

Happy Valentine's Day!

Fifth Graders-

Did you know?

......About 3% of pet owners will give Valentine's Day gifts to their pets?

.......The first Valentine gift was sent by Duke of Orleans to his wife, after he was captured in 1415?

......Every year around 1 billion cards are sent across America. After Christmas it’s a single largest seasonal card-sending occasion?

.............Cupid, another symbol of Valentines Day, became associated with it because he was the son of Venus, the Roman god of love and beauty. Cupid often appears on Valentine cards holding a bow and arrows because he is believed to use magical arrows to inspire feelings?

What is some thing that you will love forever? Family? Pet? The outdoors? Soccer?

Please write three or more sentences, explaining details on what you will love forever.