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Teachers were poorly paid so families would help support teachers by giving them apples which was a fairly common crop. As time progressed and teachers earned more baskets of apples were narrowed down to just one apple.

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Why do you give apples to teachers for gifts?

The practice, stemmed from grammar school in which young children are taught the letters of the alphabet. "A" is for Apple, "B" is for Boy, etc. Since students wanted an "A" letter grade, they would give their teachers Apples.

Do teachers have to like apples like in the movies?

No, teachers do not have to like apples. Teachers are just regular people and they have different preferences of food.

Why do we celebrate teacher's appreciation week?

to give thanks to our teachers for the teaches that they taught to us you may give gifts to them as your thank you but you dont haft to do it you can also give thanks to teachers in a different respectful way

Why do you give teachers apples?

Teachers were traditionally paid by the parents of the students directly. Since not everyone could afford the money, food was a welcome substitute.

What do teachers like for their birthday?

apples or chocolate.

What are teachers made of?

Teachers are made of dictionarys and a whole lot of knoladge and apples P.S That's not true

Why do Christians give gifts at Christmas?

Christians give gifts based on the magi giving gifts to Jesus.

What are good presents to get teachers?

Chocolate Flowers Apples Stationary

What is the significance of the gifts in the tree?

Cookies bread milk apples bananas

Why do students get apples for teachers?

Apples were given because teachers were traditionally paid a very low wage. Fresh apples used to be a very expensive treat. An apple for the teacher was a way to show gratitude to the teacher. The teacher was happy to receive the treat.

What kind of gifts do the Netherlands people give?

what kind of gifts to the give in the netherlands

Why do you give gifts to each other at Christmas?

you give people gifts because the wise men gave gifts to Jesus

What is a teachers favorite thing?

They like apples, good students, and quiet

How do you get the woodcutter to feel like adding on again in harvest moon friends of mineral town?

Talk to him every day and make sure you give him lots of gifts. I suggest you give him honey, flour, apples and eggs.

How do you give gifts on Movie Star Planet for free?

you cant give gifts for free

Can not get gifts?

You can always get and give gifts, but some will cost.

What do teachers like?

Teachers could like anything, seeing as how they are regular people like you and I. There is no universal "likes and dislikes" of teachers everywhere. Traditionally, teachers are rumored to like apples. The red kind.

If you have 4 apples and 3 friends If you give them 2 apples what do you have left?

2 apples

Do Buddhists people give gifts on vesak what kind of gifts do they give?

Yes, because Buddhists believe deeply in compassion and helping others they traditionally may give very small gifts. Usually, gifts are centered around charity. They will visit homeless shelters or similar charitable places and give gifts. They also often give gifts to practicing monks and others at their Buddhist temples.

Why do friends give gifts?

They give gifts because they really really think your an awesome person.

Who receives the most gifts on Valentine's Day wives teachers or sweethearts?

Wives and sweethearts receive the most gifts on Valentine's Day.

I have three apples and I give you two How many apples do you have?


Where do math teachers eat?

Square meals

Does santa give gifts?

Yes, Santa gives gifts.

How do you give gifts to the people of Egypt and what kind of gifts?

i have no clue