Often times in secondary grades it can be hard to justify taking the time in class to celebrate the holidays. This classroom activity allows you to share a bit of the Valentine Day season with your students while still having them engage in a rigorous, skill based reading and writing assignment.
This close reading presents to students a brief history of Valentine's Day. The reading asks students to interact with the text while they read, and answer a few comprehension questions at the end.
There is also included a Summary Writing Worksheet that guides students through the process of how to summarize an article that they read.
There are three copies of the reading included in this bundle and they are differentiated according to Flesch-Kincaid Reading Levels.
-The first copy is an 8th Grade Reading Level
-The second copy is a 9th Grade Reading Level
-The third copy is an 11th Grade Reading Level
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