This print and digital Valentine's Day Literacy Set for Google Classroom (and other platforms) is filled with reading and writing activities for 4th and 5th graders. There are 7 reading passages that target important reading strategies including cause and effect, main idea, inferences using informational text, inferences using literature, text evidence, theme, reading informational text with charts and graphs, compare and contrast, 32 author's purpose task cards. poetry, and a figurative language worksheet too. This unit is loaded with engaging materials full of fun and learning for the month of February!
Cause and Effect: Hershey's Kisses History
Main Idea: Owen (hippo) and Mzee (turtle) Friendship
Inferences Using Informational Text: Holiday Card Buying
Inferences Using Literature: Roman Myth: Cupid and Psyche
Text Evidence: Conversation Hearts Candy
Theme: Folktale from India: The Lion's Wedding
Reading Informational Text with Charts and Graphs: The Human Heart
Compare and Contrast: Two Valentine Poems
Reading Skills Page:
Figurative Language: Piggy Idioms
Activities I Love: Paragraph Writing Page
Places I Love: Paragraph Writing Page
Poetry: (includes a directions and examples page for each)
Valentine Color Poem Writing Page
Valentine Number Poem Writing Page
Valentine Most Important Thing Poem Writing Page
Piggy Heart Craftivity Template, Directions, and Example
Teacher Notes for Digital with LINKS
Why you'll love this resource:
- The materials are easy to prep and to use and the digital version is NO PREP!
- Students love to learn using holiday and thematic materials!
- The print and digital formats give you greater versatilty!
- This literacy set hits standards, while being engaging.
- It includes many reading and writing skills with different types of resources to keep learning fun!
- There are so many ways to use this resource, as guided reading, reader's workshop, writer's workshop, independent work, homework, literacy centers, substitute plans, and more!!!
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