5 Valentine's Day Creative Writing Lessons

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Looking for a fun AND educational way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Then, you’ll love this resource filled with five highly engaging and super educational creative writing lessons. Each lesson begins with a mini-lesson about a critical English Language Arts concept including - figurative language, transition words, elements of poetry, and parts of speech. Then, the lesson kicks up the fun-factor as students write in response to five creative writing tasks. With this resource students will be writing Wacky Libs, Alliterative Poetry, Interrupted Stories, Anti-Love Letters, and Rebus Valentines. Each lesson is highly motivating and is sure to have your students begging for more opportunities to write. I LOVE teaching these lessons because I’ve found that instilling a love of writing is a perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

The writing activities are perfect to teach in daily succession or spread out through the month of February or the year. This resource is print-and-teach ready.

This detailed resource included:

Valentine’s Day History Wacky Libs - Creative Writing Activity
• Detailed Lesson Plan
• Parts of Speech Notes and Practice
• Wacky Libs Cues and Facts
• Wacky Libs Passage
• History of Valentine’s Day Nonfiction Passage
• Comprehension Questions
• Teacher Keys

Anti-Love Letter Writing
• Detailed Lesson Plan
• Figurative Language Notes and Practice
• Conversation Hearts (for cutting out)
• Anti-Love Letter Writing Paper
• Teacher Keys

Interrupted Writing
• Detailed Lesson Plan
• Transition Words Notes and Practice
• Interruption Cards (8)
• Interrupted Writing Paper
• Teacher Keys

Alliterative Poems
• Detailed Lesson Plan
• Poetry Notes and Pre-Write
• Letter Squares (for cutting out)
• Poetry Writing Paper
• Teacher Keys

Rebus Valentine
• Detailed Lesson Plan
• Rebus Overview
• Rebus Brainstorm
• Pre-Write
• Rebus Writing Paper
• Teacher Keys

With this resource, students will…
• Write for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences
• Demonstrate command of the convention of standard English grammar of usage when writing
• Demonstrate understanding of figurative language
• Work cooperatively to build on others’ ideas and express own clearly
• Cite textual evidence to support analysis of an informational text
• Build language skills through puzzles and writing
• Write poetry with an emphasis on word choice and rhyme

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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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5 Valentine's Day Creative Writing Lessons
5 Valentine's Day Creative Writing Lessons
5 Valentine's Day Creative Writing Lessons
5 Valentine's Day Creative Writing Lessons