Valentine's Day: Balanced Literacy Unit

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"Valentine's Day" is filled with activities to enhance your balanced literacy program. This unit contains literature connections to these lovely books: "The Night Before Valentine's Day," "Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart," "The Day It Rained Hearts," and "Love, Splat." In addition, the activities are aligned with ELA Common Core standards. Your students will LOVE this unit!

This 41 page PDF File includes:
-Page 2: Literature Connections
-Page 3: Making Words (valentine)
-Page 4: Sweet Spelling Words Organizer (12 spots for words)
-Page 5: Valentine Rebus Writing
-Page 6: Prewriting Organizer (Best Valentine's Party Ever)
-Pages 7-8: Drafting Pages (Best Valentine's Party Ever)
-Page 9: ABC Order (Valentine's Theme words)
-Page 10: Counting Syllables (Valentine's Theme words)
-Page 11: Opinion Writing (Best Part of Valentine's Day)
-Page 12: Introduction Page - The Night Before Valentine's Day
-Page 13: Vocabulary Organizer (comical)
-Page 14: Predicting (principal's box)
-Page 15: Evaluating (favorite part)
-Page 16: Written Response
-Page 17: Opinion Writing (Class Gift)
-Page 18: Introduction Page - Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart
-Page 19: Character Traits Organizer (Fancy Nancy)
-Page 20: Vocabulary Organizer (bouquet)
-Page 21: Vocabulary Organizer (scrumptious)
-Page 22: Predicting (Fancy Nancy's secret admirer)
-Page 23: Opinion Writing (scrumptious candy)
-Page 24: Evaluating (favorite part)
-Page 25: Introduction Page - Love, Splat
-Page 26: Brace Map (character changes)
-Page 27: Tree Map (cats)
-Page 28: Venn Diagram (Splat & Spike)
-Page 29: Character Traits Organizer (Splat)
-Page 30: Making Connections Organizer (text-to-self)
-Page 31: Opinion Writing (Splat)
-Page 32: Story Map Organizer (Splat)
-Page 33: Sequence Organizer (Splat)
-Page 34: Introduction Page - The Day It Rained Hearts
-Page 35: Character Organizer (Cornelia)
-Page 36: Asking Questions Organizer
-Page 37: Prewriting Organizer (The Day It Rained...) - Imaginative
-Pages 38-39: Drafting Organizer (The Day It Rained...)
-Page 40: Opinion Writing (raining hearts)

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Valentine's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
Valentine's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
Valentine's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
Valentine's Day:  Balanced Literacy Unit
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