Read the book "Love" by Matt de la Pena and then follow the attached lesson to have students answer, "What is Love?" This lesson is designed for CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.7 Explain how specific aspects of a text's illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
This text is also great for discussing theme and author's purpose, and it is a fun tie into Valentine's Day or for the end of the year!
This resource includes:
-Lesson Plan for reading workshop (mini-lesson, work time, and closing)
-Printable for students to reflect on Love
-Ideas for how to use this book