This fantastic Valentine's Day activity includes a Common Core-aligned reading on the history of Valentine's Day! The one page article explains who the real St. Valentine was in Rome and how the holiday grew from the Middle Ages through to today.
Following the reading is a set of reading analysis questions and an activity in which students create a Valentine based on the life of the real St. Valentine.
For more great holiday teaching resources, see this complete bundled set of Holiday History Common Core Readings!
An editable Google Doc version of the reading and worksheet is included along with an answer key for your convenience!
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