Valentine’s Day

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Children in Ghana share Valentine’s Day.
(Photo: feedmystarvingchildren / CC, Flickr)

Adapted from Best of the Reader
Level 1

Valentine’s Day is on February 14.

It is a romantic day for many adults.

They buy cards, chocolates or flowers for each other.

They say, “I love you.”

Swans are a symbol of romance. PHOTO: SERGIU BACIOIU / CC, FLICKR

Swans are a symbol of romance.
(Photo: Sergiu Bacioiu / CC, Flickr)

Read the PDF and do the exercise


How do children celebrate?
Children like Valentine’s Day.

Young children give each other Valentines.

They often make cards at school.

They have parties at school.

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Children make Valentine cards at school.
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How to say, “I love you”
French:  Je t’aime

Spanish:  Te amo
Cree:  Kisakihitin
Cantonese:  Ngo oi ney
Russian:  Ya tyebya lyublyu