Valentine’s Day Informational Text and Activities


Valentine's Day Informational Text and Activites is a bundle of activities for reading, math and fun! In this activity pack you get:

  • Engaging informational texts, carefully researched using multiple sources. 
  • An informational text about the history of Valentine’s Day
  • A second informational text about the history of chocolate
  • A follow-up true/false text-dependent activity that sends students back to the text to locate answers.
  • Two fun logic puzzles
  • A Valentine’s Day word search
  • All with answer keys and solutions
  • A sorting and graphing activity using candy conversation hearts (you will need to provide the candies)
  • An ‘Opposites Attract’ antonyms bingo game and paired calling cards (print on paper, or print on heavier stock for greater durability)
  • A ‘Making Words’ activity
  • Decorative lined and blank paper for letter writing or card making (fold blank paper in half horizontally

**Comes with 'Read To Me', a feature that allows Macintosh and Windows users to read along with highlighted text. This is accessed very simply by clicking on a link at the end of the packet, or by entering the web address into a search engine.**

**BONUS: This packet includes my four-page ‘Close Reading Informational Text: A Common Core Graphic Organizer for Any Text’, sold separately in my store, but included here at no additional charge. This user-friendly tool can be used with any informational or non-fiction text on any subject.

‘Close Reading Informational Text: A Common Core Graphic Organizer for Any Text’ can be completed in one session or done over a period of days. It hits the goals of repeated close reading, vocabulary building and in-depth comprehension with repeated returns to the text embedded in the activities. Suitable for a wide range of ages from late elementary through middle school and beyond. It is perfect for substitute teachers and homeschooling families or anyone who appreciates carefully scaffolded activities.

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