Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle

Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle
Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle
Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle
Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle
Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle
Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle
Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle
Blushing and Crushing: Valentine's Poetry Analysis Bundle
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Ahhhh, young love! Middle schoolers don't know everything there is to know about relationships, but sometimes they think they do. This bundle contains text that are thematically linked and will engage your middle schoolers in deeper thinking about the text and about life.

Poems revolve around the topics of love, beauty, flowers, relationships, crushes, first love etc… While they suit a literacy Valentine’s unit, they also stand alone for anytime analysis.

This unit bundle includes:

  • Featured Paired Text:
    • Teaching tips & answer key  pg. 3
    • “How You Gave Up Rootbeer” by Gary Soto - pg. 4
    • “Oranges” by Gary Soto - pg. 5

  • Printable Thematically Linked Texts
    • “All That Time” by May Swenson, pg. 6
    • “A Valentine For Ernest Mann” by Naomi Shihab Nye pg. 7
    • “The Rose That Grew From the Concrete” by Tupac Shakur, pg. 8

  • Analysis Activities: May be used with any poem
    • Writing Template - pg. 9
    • Give one, get one - pg. 10
    • Venn diagram for poems - pg. 11
    • Topic/theme chart, pg. 12
    • 3-2-1 Response, pg. 13
    • What it says / What it means - pg. 14
    • 5Ws Foldable, pg. 15 - 16

  • Links to additional thematically connected texts and higher level thinking question stems.

This bundle includes: (Save by purchasing the bundle instead)

- The Blushing and Crushing small pack of poems

- Poetry Analysis Pack

- 3 bonus poems and more bonus materials

You might also be interested in opportunities for students collaborating like in my All Summer in a Day Reader's Theater.

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