students explain how Valentine's Day is celebrated
in their countries, reflect on how romance differs
in countries, tell a story about meeting a
husband-to-be, and share Valentine's Day poems.
Some ways of celebrating Valentine's Day in Mexico
S. Peters Tiny
candy hearts with messages.
In the U.S., tiny
candy hearts with Valentine's Day
messages are popular.
Valentine's Day in the U.S., people enjoy reading
the messages found on tiny pastel-colored candies
shaped like hearts. These candies have been popular
for a hundred years. Traditional messages such as
"BE MINE" or "THANK YOU" are still printed on the
candies, but new messages such as "COOL DUDE" and
"MOON BEAM" are cropping up.
In their ESL class project, students write
Valentine's Day poetry.