- Do you plant flowers?
- Have you ever given someone a bouquet of flowers?
- beauty /BYOO-tee/
- discover /dih-SCUHV-er/
- grateful /GREYT-fuhl/
- cheerful /CHEER-ful/
- knowledge /NOL-ij/
[noun] – the quality of being pleasing, especially to look at, or someone or something that gives great pleasure, especially when you look at it
Mr. Gu appreciates the beauty of mountains.
[verb] – to find information, a place, or an object, especially for the first time
The scientists recently discovered a new planet.
[adjective] – showing or expressing thanks, especially to another person
Kim is grateful for all the birthday cards she received from her friends.
[adjective] – happy and positive
The cheerful elementary students went on a field trip to the zoo.
[noun] – understanding of or information about a subject that you get by experience or study, either known by one person or by people generally
You can gain knowledge from reading books.
The beauty of flowers makes them the classic gift for mothers on the second Sunday of May. But behind each petal and stem is a special meaning to discover. Here’s what each Mother’s Day flower represents.
The ever-popular carnation is one of the best-selling flowers in the world. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, pink carnations symbolize a mother’s love while white carnations represent good luck.
Say “I love you” or “I’m grateful for you” with pink roses. The gift of cream-colored roses symbolizes thoughtfulness.
Tulips come in many different colors. Purple tulips represent royalty while pink represents affection. Make mothers smile with a bouquet of white tulips as it is a symbol of being cheerful.
Dainty but resilient, orchids can brighten up a mother’s day. Pink orchids symbolize gracefulness.
Fluffy and sweet-scented peonies represent respect. They bloom in late spring/early summer.
Send a gift of these brightly-colored flowers that symbolize purity.
Knowing the language of flowers is knowing the language of the earth itself. Use this knowledge as you decide on the perfect flower to give on Mother’s Day.
True or False:
- A pink carnation symbolizes a mother’s love.
- Pink roses say “I’m grateful for you.”
- Tulips come in a few different colors.
- Peonies usually bloom in early winter.
- Gerbera daisies are brightly-colored flowers that symbolize purity.
Fill in the blanks:
- Derek is always _________ when he’s in Disneyland.
- This book offers you a lot of _______ on different topics.
- I’m _______ for all your support during my training.
- Gary likes to _______ facts about the universe.
- The ______ of Tulum beach surprised Michelle.