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Valentine's Day


Cards
  1. Valentine's Day E-Card (AmericanGreetings.com)
      Provides a free Valentine's Day card. 02-06

  2. Valentine's Day E-Cards (123Greetings.com)
      Provides free Valentine's Day cards.

  3. Valentine's Day E-Cards (VirtualFlorist.com)
      Provides free Valentine's Day cards.

  4. Valentine's Day E-Cards (VirtualFlowers.com)
      Provides free Valentine's Day cards.

  5. Valentine's Day E-Cards (Wired2000.net)
      Provides free Valentine's Day cards.

News
  1. -02-13-06 The Cupid Index (Christian Science Monitor)
      "Valentine's Day is all about love - well, it's about marketing, too - but there's also a hate/hate relationship in play for many people. Those who aren't in love, or at least dating - that is, single - dislike it because it reminds them (oh, so mightily) of their status."

Papers
  1. Browning, Robert and Elizabeth Barrett (HistoryChannel.com)
      Provides the story of the romance and marriage of the two famous poets. "Barrett Browning's Sonnets From the Portuguese (1850), of which the line 'How do I love thee? Let me count the ways' has since become one of poetry's best-known, was written during their courtship and early marriage and is about her dramatic romance with Browning, and how he helped her save herself from a life of sickness and isolation." 02-06

  2. Saint Valentine (Wikipedia.org)
      "Saint Valentine or Saint Valentinus refers to one of at least three martyred saints of Ancient Rome. The feast of Saint Valentine was formerly celebrated on February 14 by the Roman Catholic Church until 1969." 2-05

  3. Ten Worst Gifts for Valentine's Day (MSNBC News)
      "But choosing the right gift can be quite a challenge: Too many frazzled sweethearts reach into the Valentineís void for gift ideas and come up with something thatís just plain wrong. To help you avoid joining their ranks, we present the ten worst presents possibleóand what to give your sweetie instead."

  4. Valentine's Day (Wikipedia.org)
      "Valentine's Day, on February 14th, is the traditional day on which lovers in the West let each other know about their love. Its obscure origins as a Catholic Church feast day, said to be in honor of Saint Valentine are discussed below. Some readers may also want to see the entry for Valentinius. The day could not have become associated with romantic love before the High Middle Ages when such concepts were formulated. See Romantic love." 2-05

  5. Valentine's Day History (HistoryChannel.com)
      Provides a history. 02-06

Purchase Resources
  1. Valentine's Day Flowers (Amazon.com)
      Purchase flowers for someone special, starting at $20.00.

Worksheets
  1. How to Say "I Love You" in Different Languages (FactMonster.com)
      Shows how to say "I Love You" in more than a dozen languages. 2-05

  2. Valentine's Day Worksheets (AbcTeach)
      Provides dozens of worksheets to help children have a better understanding of the holiday. 8-01

   
   


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