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Teaching Dear Valentine, take another little piece of my heart, or hair

Dear Valentine, take another little piece of my heart, or hair

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many of us will think about sharing a token of our affection. The ubiquitous card is often teamed with a staple of the season: chocolate, perfume or flowers. These gifts have become accepted expressions of romantic love in Western cultures and yet they often fail to embody a real emotional connection between the giver and recipient.

Kimberley-joy Knight, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What can we learn from the history of gift giving?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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