This is a Valentine's Day bundle for upper grades. It combines Reading, Social Studies, and Math for a day filled with Valentine's Day activities in your classroom.
Valentine's Day Around the World: This activity is filled with nonfiction passages that focus on Valentine's Day celebrations throughout the world. Your students will learn about Valentine's Day and traditions of celebrations in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Korea, Italy, and Denmark. They'll also learn about countries who have banned Valentine's Day and another who pushes couples caught out together on Valentine's Day to marry. The diversity of this celebration makes the nonfiction topic of high interest for all upper elementary and middle school students.
Valentine's Pizzeria: This interactive activity leaves your students analyzing a menu from Valentine's Pizzeria and guest checks from their customers. They'll use multi-step problem solving with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to solve the problems posed in this activity.
Valentine's Heart-y Party: This interactive activity has your students focusing on fractions to solve multi-step problems with the theme of Valentine's Day.
The Origin of Valentine's Day: The activity focus is reading comprehension, vocabulary, and text analysis, while teaching your students about the history and origin of Valentine's Day.
Who says you can't have holiday fun in upper grades? ;)
Both activities can be used in stations, small groups, or independent practice. Your students will love these activities and you will love the minimal prep to execute this Valentine's Day FUN for your class. Just download, print, and go!
Happy Valentine's Day!