Looking for some Valentine's Day nonfiction? Explore the history of this popular winter holiday with a one-page article about the real St. Valentine! Following the article are a page of reading check questions and a baseball-card-themed characterization activity, which invites student creativity as they identify main ideas, make inferences, and analyze elements of character.
As a bonus page, there is a generic baseball card character page (no heart shapes) that can be used as a follow-up to any story!
**Check out my Winter Nonfiction Passages
for more high-interest nonfiction reading passages for middle school!